As the host of the LifeTips Radio Show and Chair of Content Marketing Conference, Byron has interviewed hundreds of best selling authors and CEOs offering advice on how to make life smarter, better, faster and wiser.
Byron chats with Sean Swarner, cancer survivor and author of the 7 Summits Of Success, where he details his dream to climb Mt. Everest. Sean explains how goal-oriented thinking can help you through difficult situations.
Lee Odden, Author
Optimize: How to Attract and Engage More Customers by Integrating SEO, Social Media, and Content Marketing
On this week's Writer Podcast, Byron chats with Lee Odden, CEO of TopRank Online Marketing and author of Optimize: How to Attract and Engage More Customers by Integrating SEO, Social Media, and Content Marketing. Listen to hear Lee explain the curation tools he uses, and what has changed (and what hasn't) throughout the years in marketing.
What's the state of content right now? Andy Crestodina, co-founder of Orbit Media and author of Content Chemistry fills us in on this week's Writer Podcast. Learn how Andy improves his own content, and the one question that every piece of content has to answer. Find out more about Andy at www.orbitmedia.com.
On this week's episode, Byron quizzes Breanne Dyck, founder of MNIB Consulting on online learning. In her book Beyond Satisfaction, Breanne details how to create a profitable online course. Learn the neuromyths behind learning, and how to get your own course out in the world. Find out more about Breanne at mnibconsulting.com.
Byron chats with Pamela Wilson, a marketer with 30 years experience, and founder of Big Brand System. In her book, Master Content Marketing: A Simple Strategy to Cure the Blank Page Blues and Attract a Profitable Audience, Pamela walks readers through all aspects of content marketing. Learn more about Pamela and her work at http://www.bigbrandsystem.com/.
Dr. Laurie Ann Levin
Strengthen Your Relationships, and Create a Healthier Life
On this week's podcast, Byron chats with Dorie Clark, professional speaker, marketing strategy consultant and author on her book Stand Out. Byron quizzes Dorie on what takes to stand out and become a thought leader, and how to establish yourself within an industry. You can find Dorie's 42-page workbook on thought leadership at DorieClark.com.
WriterAccess CEO Byron White talks to Talent Manager Meghan Law and fields questions about WA's new Content Strategy service. He discusses everything from the opportunities available to freelancers to how content strategists will deliver innovative and effective products to clients. Listen in to find out more!
Are you operating under a marketing checklist approach, doing everything for the sake of doing everything? Author, strategist and speaker explains why sometimes more content is just more content. Learn why marketers should focus on creating better content and cut though the clutter. Find out more about Nick at http://www.nickwestergaard.com/.
Byron chatted with Casey Joseph, a content strategist and copywriter with over 10 years of marketing experience. In the interview, learn Casey's first steps to begin a strategy, and what's crucial to include in it. To read more about Casey, visit caseyjosephmarketing.com.
On this week's Writer Podcast, Byron chats with Kevin Donlin, author of Marketing Multipliers. He explains what it takes to become a great copywriter, including hand copying great sales copy in order to develop muscle memory. Listen in as Kevin describes what his marketing matches are, and why the most valuable writing is rewriting.
How many weasel words did your last email include? Byron interviewed Josh Bernoff, author of the book Writing Without Bullshit. In the interview, learn how to eliminate unnecessary words from your writing, and why fear makes us write longer.
Chris Marlow, Author
Marketing for Copywriters: How to Get Great Clients
Are you a bulldog copywriter? Byron quizzes copywriter coach Chris Marlow on what copywriters need to know to attract clients. In the interview, she says that writing is only half what freelancers need to know to be successful. The other half is marketing. Hear the rest of her advice she has for writers by tuning into this podcast.
Mark Masters, Author
Content Revolution: Telling a Better Story to Differentiate from the Competition
Is there a difference between content marketing in England and the U.S? Find out what author and managing director of the ID Group, Mark Masters thinks in this interview with Byron. Listen in to hear their lively conversation on what elements make up great writing, what doesn't work in content marketing and other topics in between.
Launching Your Full-Time Career in Our Part-Time Economy
How do you define your own success? Author, entrepreneur and poet Sage Cohen joins Byron to talk about her latest book, Fierce on the Page. In the book, Sage encourages writers to hold themselves accountable and set goals. Tune in to hear Sage's advice for improving your writing, productivity, and creativity.
Stephanie Mann, Author
The Entrepreneur's Guide to Business Writing: 17 Proven Strategies for Content That Wins Customers
What makes a successful writer? Author and content strategist Stephanie Mann shares her advice on how to create better business writing, from identifying the migraine to forgetting the writing rules that you were taught in high school. Stephanie contributes to the Huffington Post and Entrepreneur.com the topic of content strategy for entrepreneurs. To learn more, visit StephanieHMann.com.
On this week's episode, Byron chats with Mark Baker, author of Every Page is Page One. In the interview, Mark explains why every page must establish context, and how writing short can improve your content. In addition to holding the title of author, Mark is the President and Principal Consultant for Analecta Communications Inc.
Jessica Ann, Author
Humanize Your Brand: How to Create Content that Connects with Your Customers
On this week's podcast, Byron chats with Jessica Ann, CEO & Creative Director at Jessica Ann Media and author of Humanize Your Brand: How to Create Content that Connects with Your Customers. Listen to learn how Jessica grew her blog, her favorite type of content, and what advice she has for writers.
Byron chats with Chris Smith, author of The Conversion Code this week. Chris is a USA Today bestselling author and the co-founder of Curaytor, a full-service digital marketing company that focuses on the real estate industry. Learn why the black lab mindset is important to sales, what analytics really matter, and how to bridge the gap between marketing and sales.
Boost your book's performance with these tips from Jeremy Jones, author of the book Client Bait: How To Use Content Marketing To Add Value, Build Trust and Get New Clients. He explains why it's crucial to get others involved in your publishing process, and who you need to keep in mind while writing.
Byron chatted with author Dr. Stuart Shanker on his new book, Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life. Dr. Shanker is a research professor of philosophy at York University and CEO of the MEHRIT Centre, Ltd.. His studies are focused on the impact of excessive stress on child development and behavior. His book focuses on the ways to understand and regulate both you and your child’s stress in a calm state.
Content marketing in a week? Byron chats with Jane Heaton, author of Content Marketing in a Week: Engage Your Audience With Compelling Content In Seven Simple Steps. Learn the framework to build your content marketing program, and the biggest content marketing obstacle marketer's face.
Gene Knauer, Author
Herding Goldfish: The Professional Content Marketing Writer in an Age of Digital Media and Short Attention Spans
This week Byron chats with Gene Knauer, author of Herding Goldfish and a marketing communications writer. Listen in to get tips on launching your writing career and most importantly, what herding goldfish has to do with content marketing.
David Nihill, Author
Do You Talk Funny?: 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker
Do you talk funny? David Nihill, founder of FunnyBizz, talks all things comedy with WriterAccess CEO Byron White. Find out the key principals of comedy that can be applied to public speaking, and why you should hold the funniest part of your story until the last possible moment.
An interview with Kathy Klotz-Guest, author of "Stop Boring Me! How to Create Kick-Ass Marketing Content through the Power of Improv."
On this week's WriterAccess Podcast, Byron talks to Kathy Klotz-Guest, author of the upcoming book "Stop Boring Me! How to Create Kick-Ass Marketing Content through the Power of Improv." Kathy explains the elements of storytelling, and why framing your lens is imperative to the art.
On this week's episode of LifeTips, Byron chats with Michael Bungay Stanier, author of The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever. Founder and Senior Partner of Box of Crayons, Michael is a well regarded speaker who often keynotes at conferences and speaks to organizations. He also organized Great Work MBA, was a Rhodes Scholar, and the first Canadian Coach of the Year. In The Coaching Habit, Michael shows readers how to have a larger impact with less work by turning his Seven Essential Questions into habits.
What does jello has to do with content marketing? Byron chats with Theresa Cramer, editor of EContent magazine, on this topic and several others on this week's Writer Podcast. Find out how to create content that clients want to read, and what branded content stands out.
How does content marketing relate to art? Byron chats with Malcolm Dewey, fine artist and author of The Art of Content Marketing to find out. Learn why Pinterest is one of the most important parts of Malcolm's content strategy, and how having a social media presence has benefited him and his art.
Jacky Fitt joins WriterAccess CEO Byron White to talk about great content and her book, How to Get Inside Someone's Mind and Stay There. Jacky explains how she became an author, and how to make your writing stand out.
Byron speaks with author Hugh Byrne on his new book, The Here and Now Habit: How Mindfulness Can Help You Break Unhealthy Habits Once and for All. Hugh is a teacher and social activist who studies Buddhist meditation and is trained in teaching Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and somatic Experiencing. He is a co-founder of the Washington Buddhist Peace Fellowship and works to serve his community in mindfulness and social justice. His book focuses on creating a healthier way of living through proven effective techniques and personal experience to replace habit with mindfulness in daily life.
Byron chats with Kurt Gray, an assistant psychology professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and co-author of The Mind Club: Who Thinks, What Feels, and Why it Matters. Through this research, Kurt and his co-author, Daniel Wegner, have discovered that that minds -- while incredibly important -- are a matter of perception.
Shama Hyder, Author
Momentum: How to Propel Your Marketing and Transform Your Brand in the Digital Age
Listen in on Byron's interview with Shama Hyder, author of the new book Momentum. Shama shares her tips on marketing, including what type of content writers should produce, and one of her favorite marketing resources.
In addition to the title of author, Shama is the CEO of The Marketing Zen Group. She's an accomplished strategist, earning several honors, including the Forbes 30 Under 30 list of Movers and Shakers for 2015.
Byron speaks with psychologist, life coach, and author, Dr. Amy Johnson. In her new book, The Little Book of Big Change: The No-Willpower Approach to Breaking Any Habit, Johnson teaches readers to embrace real change and live a habit-free life.
What's the biggest pain point that content marketing officers face? On this week's Writer Podcast, Drew Neisser, founder and CEO Renegade, a NYC-based agency, and author of The CMO's Periodic Table: A Renegade's Guide to Marketing explains. Find out how Drew gathered his marketing elements, and what the centerpiece of his periodic table is.
Laura Pepitone, Global Account Manager at WriterAccess, interviews CEO Byron White about the company's expansion into translation. Byron answers questions from translators worldwide about everything related to translating via WriterAccess.
Business branding speaker David Avrin joins Byron White for this week's Writer Podcast to talk about his upcoming book, Visibility Marketing. Listen in as David reveals what does and what doesn't work for your branding, and how you can make yourself stand out.
Matt Heinz, president of Heinz Marketing, shares his knowledge from his book, The Modern Marketer's Field Guide on this week's Writer Podcast. WriterAccess CEO Byron White quizzes Matt specifically on the areas of content strategy and how to reverse engineer success. Tune in to learn this and more!
Byron White interviews Scott Brinker, editor of chiefmartec.com, and co-founder and CTO of ion interactive, on his newest book, Hacking Marketing: Agile Practices to Make Marketing Smarter, Faster, and More Innovative. In the podcast, Scott talks about how tools have infiltrated marketing, and how we can adapt to take advantage of it. Byron also challenges Scott to reveal one hack from the book - listen and see how you can implement right after listening. To learn more about Scott, you can visit http://chiefmartec.com/.
How is neuromarketing making its way into content writing? On the latest Writer Podcast, Byron chats with Roger Dooley, marketer, speaker, and author of The Persuasion Slide - A New Way to Market to Your Customer's Conscious Needs and Unconscious Mind: Use Pyschology and Behavior Research to Influence and Persaude. To learn more about Roger, visit http://www.rogerdooley.com/.
Byron speaks with John Mattone, a respected advisor and award-winning coach to CEOs. John's new book co-authored by Nick Vaidya, Cultural Transformations, details how leadership can impact company culture.
Executive Presence and Communication Expert Suzanne Bates
Byron chats with Suzanne Bates on her book, All the Leader You Can Be: The Science of Achieving Extraordinary Executive Presence. Suzanne is the CEO of Bates Communication firm and has past experience as an award-winning on-air TV personality. Her previous books include How to Speak Like a CEO, Motivate Like a CEO, and Discover Your CEO Brand.
Online Marketing for Busy Authors: A Step-by-Step Guide
Byron White interviews Fauzia Burke on her new book, Online Marketing for Busy Authors. Fauzia is the Founder and President of the publicity, marketing and branding firm FSB Associates. She's a blogger at the Huffington Post, and a speaker, presenting on topics including digital branding and content marketing.
Andrew Hinton, Author
Understanding Context: Environment, Language, and Information Architecture
How does context relate to content? On this week's Writer Podcast, Byron chats with Andrew Hinton, author of Understanding Context: Environment, Language, and Information Architecture. The interview covers several topics, including the concept of context with mobile experience, and how context fits into the customer journey. Andrew is a Senior Digital Experience Architect at State Farm, and a founding member of the Information Architecture Institute . You can learn more about him at http://andrewhinton.com/.
Keith Quesenberry, Author
Social Media Strategy: Marketing and Advertising in the Consumer Revolution
Where do we go wrong with social media strategy? Keith Quesenberry, author of Social Media Strategy: Marketing and Advertising in the Consumer Revolution gives Byron White, CEO of WriterAccess and host of the Writer Podcast, the scoop on all things social. Keith explains why listening and looking at other brands social strategy is important, and what the best uses of social media are. To learn more about Keith, visit http://www.postcontrolmarketing.com/.
How do you begin to create a buyer persona? Learn from Adele Revella, author of Buyer Personas, the steps to finding your target audience and more in this week's Writer Podcast with Byron. Adele is the CEO of Buyer Person Institute, and her book, Buyer Personas: How to Gain Insight into Your Customer's Expectations, Align your Marketing Strategies, and Win More Business is listed as a Top 5 Business Book by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about Adele and buyer personas here: http://www.buyerpersona.com/
When is obvious the enemy? Byron talks to Rohit Bhargava, best selling author, speaker, and founder of the Influential Marketing Group, about his latest book, Non-Obvious. In Non-Obvious, Rohit writes about how to discover emerging trends through observation. Learn what Rohit thinks will happen if companies ignore digital trends, and what the meaning behind the "spoon code" is. To catch more of Rohit, visit http://www.rohitbhargava.com/.
How can you make better choices? Byron White talks to Bob Nease, author of The Power of Fifty Bits, The New Science of Turning Good Intentions into Positive Results, which explains strategies used to improve human behaviors. Learn these strategies and how you can apply them to your life in the podcast.
Byron quizzes Sarah on all things regarding grace: what is it, and what are its qualities? Sarah is the author of The Art of Grace, and a Pulitzer Prize winning writer. She's been the chief dance critic at the Washington Post for 20 years, and The Art of Grace is her first book.
Learn the tips and tricks of great copywriting with Mish Slade, author of May I Have Your Attention, Please?, and founder of the copywriting agency, Mortified Cow. In this podcast with Byron, Mish explains the questions she asks when talking to clients, and what's essential to do when working with them. To learn more about Mish and her business, visit http://mortifiedcow.com/.
In this third installment of the Ask the CEO podcast, WriterAccess CEO Byron White talks with Talent Marketing Manager Greg Hunt about a variety of topics submitted by writers. Topics include how to raise your star level and the upcoming changes at WriterAccess in 2016.
How do we turn stories into sales? Byron talks with Bernadette Jiwa, author of Meaningful, about all things storytelling. Learn about where we go wrong with storytelling, and how timing is important to this art. Meaningful is Bernadette's fourth book, published in 2015. To learn more about Bernadette and storytelling, visit: http://thestoryoftelling.com/.
On this week's Writer Podcast, Byron talks to Rob Garner, Head of Growth at 3Q Digital, and author of Search and Social: The Definitive Guide to Real-Time Content Marketing. Learn if SEO is still stronger than ever, why you have to optimize your content, and the tools that Rob is using for social media.
Why take on the challenge of writing a book on curing writer's block and writing 2,000 words a day? That's how Byron starts his interview with Steve Scott, author of Writing Habit Mastery - How to Write 2,000 Words a Day and Forever Cure Writer's Block. Steve explains how he finds his target audience, how he builds his own habits, and how much time is spent marketing his books versus writing. Steve runs DevelopGoodHabits.com, which seeks to help people improve their life. Read more about Steve at http://www.developgoodhabits.com/.
Byron chats with designer Ayse Birsel, co-founder of Birsel + Seck, and author of Design the Life You Love. Through their conversation, Ayse shares what she learned through writing the book, and some tips for creating a life you love. Ayse has won several awards, and her work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Why do we share? What happens when we share? Byron quizzes Bryan Kramer, author of Human to Human #H2H, on these questions. Learn how to make content more likable and shareable, and find out why mistakes are important in this space. Bryan is the CEO of PureMatter, frequent speaker and host of the #H2H Twitter chat. He's been named a top 25 Influencer to Follow by Forbes, and is a featured contributor on SocialMediaToday.com, Business2Community and IBM Social Business. Read more about Bryan at http://www.bryankramer.com/.
How do you repeat success? Byron interviews Larry Weidel, author of the bestselling book, Serial Winner: 5 Actions to Create Your Cycle of Success on this subject. Previously, Larry held the position of Senior National Sales Director at Primerica Financial Services, and now coaches thousands of leaders in the U.S and Canada. In his book Serial Winner, Larry explains how you can keep moving forward to keep achieving.
How do you analyze quality content? Sharon Tanton and Sonja Jefferson tackle questions all about good content - a topic they know well, as they co-authored the book Valuable Content Marketing together. In the interview, Byron asks them if there's a new definition to quality content, and how the role of content creator has changed in the last few years. Keep up with Sharon and Sonja at: http://www.valuablecontent.co.uk/
Byron catches up with Lissa Rankin, M.D., New York Times bestselling author, to talk about her book, The Anatomy of a Calling: A Doctor’s Journey from the Head to the Heart and a Prescription for Finding Your Life’s Purpose. Lissa has written four books, and is a physician, speaker, and workshop leader.
What is great content, and what makes it engaging? Byron chats with Stephanie Diamond, author of Content Marketing Strategies for Dummies, who addresses these questions and more on our weekly Writer Podcast. Stephanie worked as a marketing director at AOL for eight years, and founded Digital Media Works, Inc. To learn more about Stephanie and her books, you can visit http://www.contentmarketingtoolbox.com/.
In part two of Byron's interview with Business Psychologist Tony Crabbe, author of Busy: How to Thrive in a World of Too Much, Tony shares tips on ways to become less stressed, over-whelmed and over-worked.
Neal Schaffer, named one of marketing's ten biggest thought leaders by CMO.com, joins Byron to talk about all things social. In the podcast, catch up on what's new on social media, learn about how much time should be spent on the different platforms, and much more. To find out more about Neal, visit http://maximizeyoursocial.com/.
Heather LeFevre spent a year of living with nine top marketing strategists around the world. She stayed with each of the strategists for two weeks, and documented what she learned in her book, Brain Surfing. Listen to the interview to hear about how she planned her trip, and what kind of wisdom she gained. You can learn more about Heather here: http://heatherlefevre.com/.
In this week's Writer Podcast, Byron chats with Chad Pollitt, VP of Audience and Co-founder of Relevance. Learn why Chad thinks that audience is king, and his thoughts on the content that we see today. He's been named one of the Top 20 Digital Strategists in Marketing from the Online Marketing Institute and is ranked 5th on the Top 100 Content Marketing Thought Leaders list by Onalytica. You can learn more about Chad and download his book at http://www.chadpollitt.com/.
Tony Crabbe discusses his book named one of the "10 Standout Titles" by Success Magazine, Busy: How to thrive in a world of too much. Tony is a Business Psychologist, and in Busy he outlines ways to change how to live in order to stop falling behind.
On this week's episode of LifeTips, Byron chats with Bernie Siegel, M.D, about his new book Love, Animals & Miracles: Inspiring True Stories Celebrating the Healing Bond. The book includes stories of past pets of "The Siegel Family Zoo" from Bernie's adult children and other contributors. Bernie is a retired surgeon and lives in Connecticut.
There's an art of explanation, and Lee LeFever has written a book on the subject with the same name. Lee creates explanation videos for companies, and has worked with Google, Dropbox, and LEGO. Learn the the elements to what makes content understandable, and the importance of tone and style in the process. Want to hear more about Lee and his videos? Visit: https://www.commoncraft.com.
What's the life of a ghostwriter like? Byron chats with Andrew Crofts, who has made a career out of ghostwriting, publishing over 80 books. Learn what it takes to be a ghostwriter, how to work with clients, and who Andrew would like to write for. Find out more about Andrew and his books at http://andrewcrofts.com/.
Naveed Saleh, Author
The Complete Guide to Article Writing: How to Write Successful Articles for Online and Print Markets
Are you an aspiring medical writer? Byron chats with Naveed Saleh, author and Medical Treatments Expert at About.com. In the interview, you'll find out how to develop a writing voice, and how to break into the medical writing field. To read more of Naveed and his writing, visit http://www.naveedsaleh.com/.
Learn the neuroscience behind metaphors and how companies employ this figure of speech to sell products. In The Tall Lady With The Iceberg, Anne Miller teaches readers how to communicate through metaphors. Anne is an author, speaker, and a Sales and Presentation Specialist at Chiron Associates, Inc. Learn more about Anne at: http://annemiller.com/.
In this second installment of the Ask the CEO podcast, WriterAccess CEO Byron White talks with Talent Marketing Manager Greg Hunt about a variety of topics submitted by writers. Topics include how to get involved in the WA community and what the long term plans are for WriterAccess.
Sage Cohen, author of The Productive Writer, chats with Byron on this week's Writer Podcast. Sage gives listeners tips to help them become better writers - from facing their fear of not being good enough, to figuring out how to create writing goals and measuring their success. Byron also asks her questions about the importance of attitude while writing and working with clients. To learn more about Sage, you can visit http://www.pathofpossibility.com.
Travis John shows Byron how to become a five hour author through his book that's aptly titled The Five Hour Author. Travis talks about the best way to select writers, and how to guide writers when you're not one yourself. Founder and chief strategist of the Travis John Agency LLC, Travis is also a father and husband, who's founded several other companies. You can download a free copy of John's book at http://www.5hourauthor.com/.
Byron talks to Rebecca Campbell about her new book, Light is the New Black. The book details Rebecca's own journey to find her true self, and provides the tools to help others do the same. Rebecca's many titles include working as a motivational speaker, a teacher and mentor. You can learn about about Rebecca at: http://rebeccacampbell.me/.
Byron talks copywriting with Ginny Redish, whose titles include copywriter and author. In the interview, Ginny explains that writing is a conversation, and shares the tools on how to make yours successful. She's written three books, and credits to her name include founding the Document Design Center at the American Institutes for Research in Washington D.C, and is a speaker and mentor. Find out more at: http://www.redish.net/.
Ken Goldstein: Endless Encores: Repeating Success Through People, Products and Profits
Ken Goldstein talks to Byron about his book Endless Encores. Published in September 2015, Endless Encores details the way to create a track record of success by focusing on three things: people, products, and profits. Ken is an advisor to startup companies and corporations, and has held the title of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of SHOP.COM. This is Ken's second book.
On the ninth Writer Podcast, Byron talks with Andy Maslen, author and copywriter. He's authored five books, most recently Persuasive Copywriting. In the interview, you'll learn how people make decisions, the process of transitioning from a writer to a copywriter, and how storytelling plays into the selling process. Learn more about Andy his Copywriting Academy at http://www.copywritingacademy.co.uk/.
Dick Bolles chats with Byron White on the newest edition of his book, What Color is Your Parachute?. The book is a best-selling resource for job hunters, and helps readers figure out the work they'd like to pursue. Bolles has been publishing an edition of the book for 42 years, and in 1995 was included on the list of the "25 Books That Have Shaped Readers' Lives."
Host Byron White interviews Dr. Richard Nisbett on his book, Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking. The book focuses on identifying on finding ways to solve problems and think more efficiently. Dr. Nisbett is a social psychologist, and a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Michigan.
Susanne Lakin, Author
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction: Your Blueprint for Building a Strong Story
Venturing into the world of fiction writing, Byron talks to Susanne Lakin about what makes a successful novel. She's a writing coach and novelist with several books to her name, in genres including fiction, sci-fi and fantasy. In this Writer Podcast, Susanne discusses how to avoid the common pitfalls in fiction writing, and the 12 pillars that all plots must have. Keep up with Susanne at http://www.livewritethrive.com/.
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Shannon Kaiser talks to Byron about her book, Adventures for Your Soul, inspired by her own life experiences. This is Shannon's third book, where she leads readers through 21 "innovative emotional explorations" that aim to help them get what they want out of life. After pursuing a career in advertising, she decided to help people find happiness, through coaching, meditations and writing.
WriterAccess CEO Byron White talks to Talent Marketing Manager Greg Hunt and fields questions directly from writers. He discusses everything from how to increase your star rating as a writer to what the new Rising and Falling Star systems means. Listen in to get a leg up!
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Danny Gregory, Author
Art Before Breakfast: A Zillion Ways to be More Creative No Matter How Busy You Are
Danny Gregory is a man of many titles: artist, author, creative director, blogger, teacher and speaker. In his interview with Byron, Danny offers advice to writers, specifically to those who are just starting out, and shares his approach to writing and creativity. Among Danny's many positions, he's worked as a White House intern, and was a Senior Partner of Ogilvy & Mather. Currently, Danny is a co-founder of the video-based art school called Sketchbook Skool, and lives in New York City. To learn more about him and his upcoming book, Shut Your Monkey: How to Control Your Inner Critic and Get More Done, visit: http://www.dannygregory.com/.
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Byron interviews Paul Smith, author of Parenting With a Story. The book highlights 23 different character traits that positively influence children, and is based upon 100 different interviews with people from around the world. Paul is a speaker, author and trainer, whose work can be seen in Time, CIO Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal.
Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself
Host Byron White speaks to Dr. Kristin Neff, author, professor, and speaker, about her book Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself. The book provides ways for readers to be kinder to themselves. Current, Dr. Neff is an associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin.
Author Paul Smith talks to Byron about the skill of storytelling, and his book, Lead With a Story. Paul reveals what makes a story, and a storyteller great (and mistakes they can make). He offers insights on how to craft a story - like what the best length is, and where stories come from. Paul is a keynote speaker and his work can be seen in several publications, including Forbes and Time Magazine.
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In this week's interview, Byron quizzes guest Dom Sagolla on his book, 140 Characters, the early days of Twitter, and the popular hashtag symbol. Among his several accomplishments, Dom helped create Twitter, founded Hackathon, Inc., and is a frequent speaker. Currently, he's the CEO and founder of DollarApp. To keep up with Dom, you can visit: http://www.140characters.com/
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Alan Fox appears on LifeTips for another interview with Byron, this time on his newest book, People Tools for Love and Relationships. Among the title of author, Alan is the founder of the Rattle Poetry Journal and a non-profit, The Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation, which provides funding to youth education projects. People Tools for Love and Relationships is Alan's third book.
Byron White speaks with Loch Kelley, the founder of the Open-Hearted Awareness Institute about his new book, Shift into Freedom: The Science and Practice of Open-Hearted Awareness. Loch is a licensed psychotherapist, studied Buddhism at the University of Kandy, and Insight Meditation with Godwin Samararatne. He has served on the New York Insight Teachers Council, and as the coordinator of Counseling and Interspiritual Chaplain at Union Theological Seminary.
Tina Welling published Writing Wild after a realization of her disconnectedness with the world around her. She talks to Byron about the changes she felt once she focused her attention on nature, and how it influenced her writing. Tina has published three other books, and lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. You can learn more about Tina at http://www.tinawelling.com/.
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Todd Henry talks to Byron about his new book, Louder Than Words, and challenges writers to think about what they're putting out in the world. Louder Than Words is Todd's third book, and is currently listed as a hot new release on Amazon. He's a frequent speaker that presents on creative thinking, collaboration, and finding your passion in work. As founder of Accidental Creative, he holds workshops for teams to help them work better. For more information, you can visit http://www.toddhenry.com/.
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Byron interviews Greg McKeown, CEO of THIS Inc, on his book Essentialism. He explains that essentialism is about getting the right things done, rather than getting more done in less time. In addition to working as the CEO of THIS Inc, Greg has spoken at several events, including SXSW, is a social innovator, and holds the position of Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum.
Byron White talks with Janice Kaplan, author of The Gratitude Diaries, about her inspiring memoir. She explains why the book helped to transform her marriage, family life, work, health, and every day experience. Janice has several credentials in the television and publishing industry. Janice was the Editor-in-Chief of Parade, and as executive producer of the TV Guide Television Group, she created and produced more than 30 television shows. She's authored six books, and has published hundreds of articles.
On the first episode of our Writer Podcast, Byron talks to content marketer, author, podcaster, and entrepreneur Mike Fishbein. Mike shares how he first got into blogging as a hobby, and how it grew from there. He tells Byron his tools for success, which include waking early and creating high quality content consistently. You can catch more of Mike at: http://mfishbein.com/.
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Host Byron White learns about a self-help writing program designed to help anyone who can compose a simple sentence get a fresh perspective on a familiar story— their own. Step Out of Your Story author Kim Schneiderman explains how she encourages readers not to be concerned about the quality of their writing. Kim is a psychotherapist and a former journalist.
Being an Everyday Ambassador and Making a Difference
Byron White chats with Kate Otto, author of “Everyday Ambassador: Make a Difference by Connecting in a Disconnected World." Kate explains how her book tries to bring people together even as our digital networks pull us further apart. Kate is the founder of Everyday Ambassador, a global traveler, and has spoken at TEDx. Currently, she's earning her MD at the NYU School of Medicine.
Sara Solovitch on Playing Scared: A History and Memoir of Stage Fright
Author Sara Solovitch talks about her book, “Playing Scared: A History and Memoir of Stage Fright" on this week's episode of LifeTips. The book chronicles her effort to overcome a battle of stage fright and performance anxiety. Sara is a journalist who has written for multiple publications, including the Washington Post, Esquire, and Wired.
Author Darren Murph details his journey to make an impact in the world without being constrained by the concept of a conventional workplace in his new book, Living The Remote Dream. Darren holds the Guinness World Record as the Most Prolific Blogger on Earth, has visited 43 countries, and has traveled through every U.S state. On top of his frequent travels, Darren holds the titles of author, consultant, storyteller and project manager.
How Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness
Byron White talks with Michelle Segar, PhD, MPH, motivation scientist and author of “No Sweat! How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness. Michelle explains why she wrote the book to to help people who have struggled to stay motivated as well as the professionals who work with them.
Are You Fully Charged? Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life
Byron White talks to Tom Rath, author of the bestseller, Are You Fully Charged? The Three Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life. Tom explains the book, where he challenges people to rethink what’s most important for their work and well-being. Besides holding the title of bestselling author, Tom is a speaker and researcher.
Gillian Zoe Segal
Gillian Zoe Segal on Getting There: A Book of Mentors
The path to success is rarely easy or direct, and good mentors are hard to find. In her book, Getting There, Gillian features thirty leaders in diverse fields who share their secrets to navigating the rocky road to the top. On LifeTips, Gillian gives us some insights into the book, with whom she interviewed a plethora of public figures including: Warren Buffett, Anderson Cooper, Rachel Zoe, Matthew Weiner and others.
How To Use Conflict To Heal And Deepen Relationships
Host Byron White chats with Resmaa Menakem about his book Rock The Boat: How to Use Conflict to Heal and Deepen Your Relationship. Resmaa is a licensed clinical social worker, and has made appearances on Dr. Phil and Oprah. He specializes in couples therapy and domestic violence prevention.
Connection Culture: The Competitive Advantage of Shared Identity, Empathy, and Understanding at Work
Host Byron White talks to Mike Stallard, co-founder and president of E Pluribus Partners. Mike's book, Connection Culture, explores a refreshing new way of thinking about leadership, employee engagement, and organizational health. Stallard says, “Connection provides a sense of well-being, reduces stress, and makes us more trusting. People who are more connected with others fare better in life than those who are less connected. Connection, because it meets our human needs, makes people more trusting, more cooperative, more empathetic, more enthusiastic, more optimistic, more energetic, more creative and better problem solvers. It creates the type of environment in which people want to help their colleagues.”
Byron White speaks with Tracey Cleantis, a best-selling author, psychotherapist, and speaker who penned a new book titled The Next Happy: Let Go of the Life You Planned and Find a New Way Forward. You can learn more about Tracey and The Next Happy at her website, http://www.traceycleantis.com.
Author Amy Morin reveals her personal story of tragedy along with strategies to avoid the 13 common pitfalls that can hold us back from reaching our full potential by way of her book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do. Morin is a psychotherapist, adjunct professor and licensed clinical social worker. She's a weekly contributor to Forbes Magazine and writes for Psychology Today.
What makes Outsmarting Overeating different from other books about food? What types of personalities are prone to overeating? What factors play into overeating? Why did you decide to help people with this specific problem? These questions and more are answered as Byron White talks to licensed psychotherapist and eating coach Karen Koenig.
Byron White speaks with Joshua Becker, the author of Simplify: 7 Guiding Principles to Help Anyone Declutter Their Home and Life. Becker is a pastor, has published four books, and frequently speaks at conferences.
Byron White speaks with speaker, author, former business school professor and creator of Creativity and Personal Mastery Srikumar S. Rao. Creativity and Personal Mastery is a course Rao designed to effect personal transformation. Rao is a contributing editor to Forbes, and a contributing writer to Inc.com.
Dr. Ned Hallowell speaks to Byron White about his book, Driven to Distraction at Work: How to Focus and Be More Productive. Dr. Hallowell is a child and adult psychiatrist, New York Times bestselling author, world-renowned speaker and leading authority in the field of ADHD. Dr. Hallowell is the founder of The Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health, located in both Massachusetts and New York. HE been featured several times in the media, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, NPR, Dr. Oz, and CNN.
Your body has an answer to just about any question or challenge that arises. It’s simply a matter of learning to recognize and listen to the subtle physical signal that comes from someplace inside you other than your mind. Byron White explores this with teacher, writer, and consultant David L. Rome, the coeditor of Mindfulness-Oriented Interventions for Trauma: Integrating Contemplative Practices.
Byron White talks to the author of Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative, Scott Eblin. His book offers practical insights for the executive, manager or professional who feels like their RPM is maxed out in the red zone. Scott is an author, executive coach, speaker, and president of the Eblin Group, which assists executives in leadership.
Author Dr. Deb Carlin shares why having a blueprint necessary for leading a purposeful and successful life in her book Build the Strength Within . She also discusses the meaning of money and the role it plays in people's perception of themselves. Dr. Carlin is a psychologist, radio host, and is the founder of Partners in Excellence, LLC, which provides psychology professional services to individual clients and businesses.
Pam Grout on E-Cubed: Manifesting Magic and Miracles
Byron White speaks with New York Times Bestselling author Pam Grout, the author of E-Cubed: Nine More Energy Experiments That Prove Manifesting Magic and Miracles Is Your Full-Time Gig. She explains how the universe is just waiting for us to catch up, just waiting for us to begin using the energy that has always been available for our enjoyment and well-being. Pam is an avid traveler, has published 15 books, and has written for several publications, including Family Circle, The Washington Post, and Travel & Leisure.
Adam Smith and a Guide to Human Nature and Happiness
In Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness author Russ Roberts discuses examines economist Adam Smiths forgotten masterpiece, and finds a treasure trove of timeless, practical wisdom. He shares some of the details to Byron White. Currently, Russ is the John and Jean De Nault Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. He has taught at several universities, including Stanford, George Mason, and the University of California. How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life is Russ's fourth book.
Life Purpose Boot Camp; Living Each Day with Purpose
Bestselling author, psychotherapist, and creativity coach Eric Maisel talks to Byron White about an eight-week intensive Life Purpose Boot Camp that breaks through barriers and offers insights for living each day with purpose. We learn how this develops self-awareness and self-confidence and give you what you need to fully live the best possible life.
Dr. Brian Little
The Science of Personality and the Art of Well-being
Byron White speaks with Dr. Brian Little, the author of Me, Myself and Us: The Science of Personality and the Art of Well-being. In the book, he helps us consider what our personalities portend for our health and success, and the extent to which our well-being depends on the personal projects we pursue. Dr. Little is a distinguished international speaker on the subjects of personality and motivational psychology.
Voted the 'favorite professor' at Harvard University for three years in a row, Dr. Little has also taught at McGill and Oxford University. Currently, Dr. Little is at Cambridge University where he is a Fellow of the Well-Being Institute and Director of the Social Ecology Research Group in the Department of Psychology.
Changing Lives Around the World, Empowering America and Saving the Planet
Byron White speaks with Neville Williams, the author of Sun Power: How Energy from the Sun is Changing Lives Around the World, Empowering America and Saving the Planet. Neville explains in how after decades of promise, the technology for alternative energy solutions now exists to replace our dangerous addiction to fossil fuels with inexpensive, clean solar energy. With nearly 30 years in the industry, Neville is a solar energy pioneer, and aims to provide solar power to people around the world.
Annabelle Gurwitch on Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50 (Part 2)
Actress, comedian and author Annabelle Gurwitch shares some of her stories from her latest book, "I See You Made An Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50," now a New York Times Bestseller. Gurwitch is the former co-host of Dinner & a Movie on TBS, and has acted in several different television shows, including Seinfeld and Medium.
Annabelle Gurwitch on Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50
Actress, comedian and author Annabelle Gurwitch shares some of her stories from her latest book, "I See You Made An Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50," now a New York Times Bestseller. Gurwitch is the former co-host of Dinner & a Movie on TBS, and has acted in several different television shows, including Seinfeld and Medium.
Byron speaks with Kim Weiss, author of Sunrise, Sunset: 52 Weeks of Awe and Gratitude. We learn how she selected the quotes and passages to include, and how she began photographing the sunrises and sunsets from her deck. For over 20 years, Weiss has worked as a publicist in the book industry, and besides photographing, she also writes. She has been published in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, and her photographs and writing are included in Hot Chocolate for the Mystical Soul, by Arielle Ford.
Byron speaks with Editor Extraordinaire Don George about his latest book, An Innocent Abroad: Life-Changing Trips from 35 Great Writers. It features stories from authors like Alexander McCall Smith, Cheryl Strayed and Tim Cahill. A frequent traveler himself, George is currently Editor at Large and Book Review Columnist for National Geographic Traveler magazine and Editor of the Words and Wanderlust section of the BBC Travel website.
People Tools for Building Success, Creating Wealth, and Finding Happiness with Alan Fox
Learn how author Alan Fox discovered 50 Strategies for Building Success, Creating Wealth, and Finding Happiness in his latest book, People Tools for Business. Find out Alan's key to happiness and success in life: building strong relationships. Alan Fox is a bestselling author and business leader, with a successful real estate company, founder of a non-profit foundation, and a nationally renowned poetry publication.
How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter With Susan Pinker
Award winning Canadian psychologist, journalist and broadcaster Susan Pinker is the author of best-selling book, The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter. In her interview with Byron, she shows us how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience, and longevity.
Dave Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz
How to Become a Supersurvivor With Dave Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz
How to Become a Supersurvivor. Byron speaks with the author of ​SUPERSURVIVORS: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success, Dave Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz. Learn how people who have been through traumatic experiences become supersurvivors.
No More Bullying and Keeping Children Safe Online With Ciaran Connolly
Treze co-founder Ciaran Connolly introduces Byron to his new project and site called NoBullying.com – a great resource for parents, educators and teens to understand and combat bullying or cyber bullying. He also discusses his work by his company to Keeping Children Safe Online.
Entrepreneurship: From Planning and Excecuting Companies Business Plans to Reconsideration With Tim Ash
Entrepreneurship: From Planning and Executing Companies Business Plans to Reconsideration as Byron gets the full story from the CEO of Site Tunes, Chair of the Conversion Conference, and Author of the Book (and host of the self-titled WebmasterRadio.FM radio series) Landing Page Optimization. Plus, Tim takes us his work in self publishing and how it assist to help build your own business.
George Brescia is an image consultant to Broadway actresses, trainers, media entrepreneurs and anyone who needs help with their wardrobe. He is as the author of Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life: Because You Cant Go Naked.
Congratulations: You Just Got Hired… Now Don’t Screw it Up: Biggest Job Mistakes Millennials Make is the name of a book written by guest Robert Dietz. An attorney who advised the CIA, NSA and Department of Defense who is now a college professor, Deitz shares in his book how not to torpedo an all-important first job. Plus, he explains what casual day dress really means in a corporate setting, office etiquette dos and donts and ethical violations are and how to avoid them.
Poverty Sucks: How to Become a Self-Made Millionaire
From Homeless teen to Self-Made Millionaire, Investor, business consultant and the author of Poverty Sucks: How to Become a Self-Made Millionaire, Aimee Elizabeth recounts her amazing rags to riches story.
Byron speaks with the author of Me, We and Glee: How to have a great attitude, work as a team, and keep your sense of humor, Nick Arnette. Nick discusses the value of encouragement and have a few laughs along the way, especially in the workplace.
Internationally Acclaimed Leadership Speaker, Best Selling Author, and former Walmart Executive Michael Bergdahl discuses his book, High Expectations Are The Key To Everything. Michael discusses the story of his wife Sheryls life-changing, paralyzing stroke and how he looks to help others who are facing some kind of adversity in their lives.
Aliza Licht on Leaving Your Mark Championing Your Career and Rocking Social Media
Aliza Licht, the SVP of Global Communications at DKNY, talks to Byron White about her book Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job. Kill It in Your Career. Rock Social Media. In her book, Licht guides people who are just starting their careers and those well on their way with personal and professional advice. Licht was named TIME Style & Design's "Six Women Who Rule the Fashion World," has a weekly column in TrendingNY, and was is an inaugural TEDx Times Square speaker.
Publishing Note: This recording was prior to Aliza’s recent departure from DKNY on August 12, 2015.
ON PLUTO: Inside the Mind of Alzheimers author Greg O Brien, a veteran newspaper and magazine investigative reporter, and publisher on coping with the diagnosis of Early Onset Alzheimers Disease. The book offers a patient perspective of living with the condition, the symptom burden, longitudinal course of the disease and the impact on family.
Lani Hall Alpert
Grammy Winner and Author Lani Hall Alpert Shares Emotional Memoirs and Short Stories
Making a choice between an enticing stranger and a distant husband, Staggering under the influence of an incompetent psychotherapist, Deciding whether to continue a lifelong career, Braving the truth about your husband and your marriage, Confronting unexpected reactions to cosmetic surgery. These situations ansd more are featured in the new book, Emotional Memoirs and Short Stories, and Byron speaks the author, Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and author Lani Hall Alpert, the wife of legendary musician Herb Alpert.
The book illuminates the ever-shifting changes between dark and light in womens lives set against the backdrop of Hall Alperts native city of Chicago. These vivid tales shed light on what it means for a woman to take back her power in a variety of situations familiar to women
Laura Berger and Glen Tibaldeo
Stop Tweeting Your Spouse: Fall in Love Again, Every Day
Fall in Love Again, Every Day Authors Laura Berger and Glen Tibaldeo help listeners to learn to Stop Tweeting Your Spouse. Learn how to avoid meaningful conversation that doesnt need to be limited to 140 characters or less.
Career-Shifting in America: Staying Relevant in Existing Careers and Getting Remade
Former Hollywood Studio, Toy Industry and Advertising Executive Pat Pattison talks about the huge trend of career-shifting in America and how individuals stay relevant in existing careers and remaking themselves in rapidly changing times. He tel us how he remade his career by transitioning into a TV host, commercial actor and print model.
Cure Overwhelm Now – Slashing the Stress with Travis Cody
Byron speaks with entrepreneur and best-selling author of his second book, Cure Overwhelm Now – Slash the Stress, Get More Done…and Have More Fun Travis Cody. The book highlights his venture into a world without cell phone, computer, Internet, television and radio usage for thirty days
Dr. Theresa Dale
Avoid the Dangers of Hormone Replacement Therapy with Dr. Theresa Dale
Dr. Theresa Dale, President of The Wellness Center and Dean and Founder of the California College of Natural Medicine and Revitalize Your Hormones, and Transform Your Emotional DNA. discusses the process of revitalizing your hormones naturally to avoid the dangers of Hormone Replacement Therapy.
George D. Zgourides, M.D., Psy.D
Dont Google Your Symptoms: Understanding Cyberchondria
The Internet is a wonderful tool, but it can also make a doctors job more difficult. Imagine patients who are overly concerned about diseases obsessing about symptoms and going online to self-diagnose. Board-Certified Family Physician and Licensed Clinical Psychologist George D. Zgourides, M.D., Psy.D. explains this phenomenon called Cyberchondria.
Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist W. Dennis Parker shares his discoveries and as newly developed spiritual mind management techniques featured in his book, Spiritual Mind Management. We learn how these techniques help parents and grandparents obtain the skills and techniques to assist their children, grandchildren, and other family members with unwanted behaviors.
Stop Hoping, Start Hunting: To Get a Great Job, Play a Great Game of Poker
Talking The Supplement Pyramid: How to Build Your Personalized Nutritional Regimen as author Dr. Michael Smith, MD, a senior health science specialist with Life Extension in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the worlds leading organization dedicated to extending the healthy human life span
Water Management and Sustainability with Vincent Caprio
Talking Water Management and Sustainability with Vincent Caprio, the Founder of The Water Innovations Alliance Foundation, a voice of the worlds water innovators, technologists, educators, entrepreneurs and researchers.
Byron speaks with Business, Life and Relationship Coach Mechi Renee about how she helps women take back their power. Also, 101 Cruise Tips author Lynne Christen shares inside tips on all aspects of cruising including travel destinations, online booking and everything you need to know to cruise savvy.
Jill Vanderwood on Facing the Fear of Public Speaking
Fountain of Youth Coach, Entertainer, and Author Diana Ruiz explains how you can create a healthy body of water in your own body and a lifestyle that supports success on all levels. Diana is the author of Mind Body and Water connection called Healing Your Life with Water – How to use your Mind Body and Water Connection to Awaken your Inner Fountain of Youth.
Dr Gerhard van Rensburg
Leadership and Personal Development with Dr Gerhard van Rensburg
Jeff Krantz, the author of Sales ROCKStar: How Top Producers Perform, talks about how to increase sales and client loyalty, execute a proven consultative sales process and live a life of balance and success.
Creating Marketing, Promotional, and Teaching Tools with Books
We're talking with Ann McIndoo from SoYouWantToWrite.com. She tells us how she works with professionals and high-profile speakers to help them create books that become marketing, promotional, and teaching tools.
Stopping the Leadership Malpractice with Wally Hauck
Stopping the Leadership Malpractice with Wally Hauck, the author of Stop the Leadership Malpractice: How to Replace the Typical Performance Appraisal, a book that tries compel leaders to replace their typical performance appraisal methods with one more closely aligned with systems thinking.
Building Business and Communities; Relationship Building That Gets Results are discussed with best selling author Elinor Stutz, CEO of Smooth Sale. Elinor is the author of INSPIRED Business A New View for Building Business and Communities and Nice Girls DO Get the Sale: Relationship Building That Gets Results.
Mitch Albom and Adam Mansbach
The Five People You Meet in Heaven Author Mitch Albom; Adam Mansbach Discusses The Dead Run
Internationally renowned and best-selling author/journalist Mitch Albom (Tuesdays with Morrie/The Five People You Meet in Heaven) and Adam Mansbach (The Dead Run) speak with Byron as part of our Miami Book Fair 2013 Coverage.
Dr. Carl Hart and Ken Tucker
Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society; The Leadership Triangle
Dr. Carl Hart (High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society) and Ken Tucker ( The Leadership Triangle: Make You A Stronger Leader) speak with Byron as they will be individually featured at the 2013 Miami Book Fair
Failure, Persistence and Finding Success With Dominick Domasky
Maureen Francisco is the author of It Takes Moxie: Off the Boat, or Out of School, to Making it Your Way in America. She reveals with us some of the tools strategies and principles that will make the biggest difference in our success.
Dr. Jamie Koufman
Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet with Dr. Jamie Koufman
Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet with Dr. Jamie Koufman. In the book Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet Cookbook and Cure, Dr. Jamie defines this shockingly common disease and explains why a change in diet can alleviate some of the most common symptoms.
Discussing NICE COMPANIES FINISH FIRST: Why Cutthroat Management is Over—and Collaboration Is In with Peter Shankman, an author, entrepreneur, and speaker who is known for putting forth radically new ways of thinking about marketing, customer service, advertising, PR, and social media.
Climate Change to Species Extinction with Daniel B
Climate Change to Species Extinction and more as Byron speaks with Daniel Botkin , a scientist, biologist, ecologist, physicist, professor, author and journalist. Daniel explains how life persists in an ever-changing world in his latest book, The Moon in the Nautilus Shell.
Be Green and Clean With Environmental Expert and A
Be Green and Clean as Byron speaks with Clean cleaning and environmental expert Vince Elliott will explain how cleaning supplies for the rising number of babies born with birth defects, and cancer. Vince shares the realities of dangerous chemicals and advice every family needs, including how to keep your environment clean without endangering your familys health. Vince is the founder of the Chemical Free Cleaning Network and the author of Your Home: Clean, Green, and Dangerous, and The Extreme Green Cleaning Book.
Internet Dating 101: Its Complicated But It Doesnt
Internet Dating 101: Its Complicated But It Doesnt Have To Be as Byron speaks with author and former New York Daily News columnist Laura Scheffler. Learn to Manage Your Love Life in the New Digital Age with Tips on How to Act on Facebook and Twitter and other Social Networking Sites, What Online Sites Are the Best and Tips on How to Look in Your Profile Photo and What to Write Among Other Tips from this Love Expert.
Discover The How to Escape America Guide with Marc Krieger is the author of The How to Escape America Guide, a financial expert, and a consultant on relocating outside the United States. He discusses Emigration from the United States, How to Move to New Zealand and Australia, The Current State of the Global and US Economy and Personal Finances and Investments planning.
Busting the Time Management Myth with Lorne Holden
Busting the Time Management Myth as Byron speaks with Lorne Holden, the author of MAKE IT HAPPEN in Ten Minutes a Day, a book which shows you the big power of using small amounts of time to create the fantastic in your life.
David Lee King
How Facebook, Twitter and Social Media Can Improve
How Facebook, Twitter and Social Media Can Improve Customer Service with digital media expert David Lee King, author of FACE2FACE: Using Facebook, Twitter, and Other Social Media Tools to Create Great Customer Connections and DESIGNING THE DIGITAL EXPERIENCE: How to Use Experience Design Tools and Techniques to Build Websites Customers Love.
How to Become a Self-Made Millionaire with Aimee E
Hear the amazing story of How to Become a Self-Made Millionaire with entrepreneur, investor, business consultant and the author of Poverty Sucks: How to Become a Self-Made Millionaire, Aimee Elizabeth. Aimee shares how she succeeded as a homeless teen to become a millionaire.
Talking Crowdfunding and Customer Experience with Erick Mott, Entrepreneur and Social Media Practitioner at Creatorbase. Erick tells us about crowdfunding achievement to invent a new customer experience tool called CreatorStand.
Creative Financing for New Businesses with credit and financing specialist and mortgage professional Stephanie Skaggs. Stephanie is the author of Get Business Financing Now: How to Get on the Fast Track to Raising Capital for Your Company.
Byron speaks with Dr. Birute Regine, author of IRON BUTTERFLIES: Women Transforming Themselves and the World, which weaves together the stories of over fifty successful women from all walks of life and throughout the world.
Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet with Dr. Jamie Koufman, a pioneering laryngologist and director of the Voice Institute of New York. She discusses her new book Dropping Acid: The Reflux Diet Cookbook and Cure.
Buying American-Made Products is the focus of the new book from Author Alan Uke titled Buying America Back, which details the problems that our trade deficits create in our economy, and ways American consumers can help.
Byron speaks with Harry S. Campbell, author of Get-Real Leadership, a book that teaches us to learn to develop your own personal brand, drive decision-making and effect results by staying true to your to your core beliefs and values.
Shift and Reset: Strategies for Addressing Serious Issues in a Connected Society is name of the book written by guest Brian Reich. He describes why we should change the way we approach causes and issues and how we in turn need to empower ourselves to become change agents.
MoBubble is a proximity based real-time mobile marketplace. Simply post a service or product and get connected to buyers within your local area. We call that area your mobile bubble, and it travels with you wherever you go, finding opportunity. CEO Stephen Boyd tells us about the product and it upcoming launch.
Grace Ho shares the secrets of mental Feng Shui. Learn how some of our largest corporations rely on mental Feng Shui practices to help win over difficult clients, get you an edge in earning a new career, and how just a few simple steps one minute a day can keep you on a competitive edge.
Whether its your company or your personal image, what you think youre saying may not be what others are taking away from your Website or your online profile. Making mistakes can hurt you – personally and professionally – but luckily, you can repair your image. Image Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Author, Media Expert S. Renee explains.
Byron discusses Emotional Intelligence with the author of The Other Kind of Smart, Harvey Deutschendorf. Emotional Intelligence is described as a self-perceived ability to identify, assess, and control the emotions of oneself, of others, and of groups.
The Author of Earthing: The Most Important Health Discovery Ever, Martin Zucker, tells us how Earthing upholds the electrical stability of our bodies and serves as a foundation for vitality and health.
Author and medical researcher David Freud is the author of The Healing Gift: Exploring the Remarkable World of a Medical Intuitive. The book leads the reader down the scientific path of verification of diagnostic and treatment protocols through powerful testimonials of healing that defy conventional logic.
Understanding Homeopathy with Vinton McCabe, author of the new book, The Healing Enigma: Demystifying Homeopathy. In the book,he uses his extensive experience with homeopahy to give a fully rounded assessment of the principles of homeopathy and the manner in which it is practiced today.
Pam Allyn is the Executive Director of the nationally renowned LitLife, a schools transformation organization, as well as LitWorld, a global organization advocating literacy for all children. Pam is the author of an inspirational and award-winning practical book for parents, teachers, and caregivers entitled What to Read When.
Laurie B. Mintz, Ph.D. tells about the message behind her book, A Tired Womans Guide to Passionate Sex: Reclaim Your Desire and Reignite Your Relationship, which aims to help women re-gain their interest in sex.
Author and Beauty Expert Elizabeth TenHouten is the author of Cooking Well: Beautiful Skin, which shows how to educate yourself, what foods to feed your body, and how to use natural antioxidant rich food to feed your skin.
Energy Efficiency Talk with Martin Flusberg, CEO of Powerhouse Dynamics, creator of EMonitor, a software and device combination that tracks and analyzes home electrical use.
We learn about the easy things people can do to lower energy use in their homes, that are not cost-effective. We also learn how how renewable energy can fit into the picture, plus ways to get involved in energy efficiency.
Personality Poker with Stephen Shapiro, one of the foremost authorities on innovation culture, collaboration, and open innovation. Personality Poker is an interactive game that helps employees understand how they contribute to and detract from the innovation process.
Food in Jars is dedicated to canning, preserving, and all things jar related. Site Founder Marisa McClellan discusses her goal to get people canning, preserving and generally learning how to preserve the abundance of the seasons.
Green Lighting is a book penned by Brian Howard. He tells us about the do-it-yourself guide that makes it easy to upgrade residential and commercial lighting to reduce costs and environmental impact while maintaining or even improving the quality of the lighting.
EcoStiletto dishes out daily eco-friendly fashion, beauty, lifestyle and celebrity advice that can help shrink your carbon footprint from a ginormous boot into an oh-so-slender stiletto. Learn more from Founder, Editor and CEO, Rachel Sarnoff. She’ll also give some tips on how to have a greener Thanksgiving.
Eric Brody is the Principal of Shift Advantage, a consulting company that assists companies and organizations in making the shift towards sustainability and corporate responsibility while creating competitive and financial advantage. Learn more about Shift Advantage how to fully engage your employees in strategic sustainability from Eric.
Back before Vers was even an idea, they had came to the realization that the world of compact sound systems had evolved some where along the way into a sea of inexpensive, look-alike plastic, 'good enough' sound quality and allot of waste in the form of inefficient electronics, low cost manufacturing choices and un-recyclable packaging materials. Sound system manufacturers had apparently become complacent, and their products increasingly disposable. They saw this as an opportunity - Vers was born. Learn more about VERS and how to live a greener life with electronic products from David Latituri.
The Get-it-Done Guy's Quick and Dirty Tips to Work Less and Do More is a celebration of, well, getting things done. Listen in as our host, Byron White, talks to author Stever Robbins to learn how to be more productive at work and at home, and have more fun while doing it.
If you want to know who Mark Havenner is, you have to understand what The Way Things Are Publications is all about. He and his wife Jennifer began the Los Angeles-based independent publishing company in 2008.
Byron chats with Mark Havenner about the company, plus their mission and the future of the publishing industry.
Whether you are an entrepreneur or a manager working your way up the leadership ladder, Marshall Goldsmith can help you be more effective. He is a world authority in helping successful leaders get even better by achieving positive, lasting change in behavior.
The MOJO: How to Get It, How to Keep It, and How to Get It Back If You Lose It, author offers tips and advice on leading more successfully.
Melanie Edwards is a Modern Mami. As a Latina working mother, she provides an honest depiction of the everyday humor and drama in the life of today's wife, mother and woman from a Latina perspective. Melanie has been married seven years and has a four year old daughter. She often blogs about the special concerns working mothers have in attempting to achieve a work-life balance. She has a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering, has worked in the e-learning industry and now focuses on social media consulting.
Byron gets the scoop on the direction of digital media and how it can be better implemented for education and literacy with educator and author Henry Jenkins. Jenkins is a thought leader in the effort to redefine the role of journalism in the digital age.
Heidi Splete has been a runner since jr. high school, and she is has been an avid marathoner since 1992. She has completed more than 40 marathons, including 7 Boston Marathons. She is the author of 101 Marathon Tips and 101 Sports Apparel Tips in the Lifetips book series. She competed in cross country and track during high school and college. Heidi is a medical journalist and freelance writer on health and fitness topics.
Byron discusses Capitalizing on Organic Search and Social Media with Frank Reed. Frank has over 20 years of business experience in sales and business development. He’s sold for Madison Square Garden, PSINet, and CompuCom.
His blog at FrankThinking.com covers topics in sales and marketing. He also contributes regularly to Andy Beals Marketing Pilgrim blog and Mike Morans Biznology blog. He currently serves as a guide relating to Internet Marketing for small- and medium-sized businesses, helping them to capitalize on organic search and social media opportunities.
Byron welcomes John Haydon, an inbound marketing advisor for non-profits and small businesses, teaching social marketing strategies. His work can be found on Philanthropy.com, givezooks!, Techsoup.org, and many others, including his own website, JohnHaydon.com.
Adam Reiter, a career counselor and staffing executive, is Chief Operations Officer of Newport Beach-based career-matching service The Job Pros. Adam talks to Byron about several topics on job searching including job search myths, networking (or what he calls notworking), the importance of resumes, finding hidden jobs, and personal branding.
Bob Gilbreath, Chief Marketing Strategist at Bridge Worldwide, discusses relationship advertising, plus his website and book, The Next Evolution of Marketing:Connect with Your Customers by Marketing with Meaning.
Byron discusses Online Video Branding with Lou Bortone, a long-time marketing consultant and branding coach who helps entrepreneurs build breakthrough brands on the Internet. As an online video branding specialist and award-winning marketer, Lou provides services such as video production, brand development coaching, creative support and video coaching.
Add More Ing to Your Life with Gabrielle Bernstein
Motivational speaker, life coach and author Gabrielle Bernstein discusses her book Add More …ing to Your Life, all about adding zest to your life and career to achieve happiness, plus her recently launched the social networking site HerFuture.com for young women to find mentors.
She discusses the achieve-achieve-achieve mentality, meaning just because you can make things happen in the office doesnt mean you can control your dating life, too.
Ron McMillan is many things, including best-selling author, seasoned speaker, and business strategy expert. His expertise is in team development, personal vitality, quality, communication, and results-oriented leadership. He has coauthored three NYTs bestsellers: Influencer: The Power to Change Anything, Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking when Stakes are High, and Crucial Confrontations: Tools for Resolving Broken Promises, Violated Expectations, and Bad Behavior. He has been featured on NPR, Inc. magazine, and the New York Times for his expertise in influence, leadership, and workplace communication. He is the cofounder of the Covey Leadership Center where he helped to develop training programs such as Principle Centered Leadership and The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. He also cofounded VitalSmarts, helping Fortune 500 companies see results in behavior change through training programs.
Discussing Smarter Money Management with Manisha Thakor, who has fifteen years experience as an analyst, portfolio manager, and client service executive in the financial services industry which serve her well in her role as a financial literacy advocate.
It's Craigslist meets Ebay as we talk with Leah Busque, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of RunMyErrand.com, an online community of Errand Senders and Errand Runners joining together to get things done.
Byron interviews Amanda about her ideas for the future direction of LifeTips, including the usage of LifeTip’s Gurus. These Gurus will be acting members of the community and listeners to the show, who help in the addition of valuable LifeTips.
Xconomy is dedicated to providing business and technology leaders with timely, insightful, close-to-the-scene information about the local personalities, companies, and technological trends that best exemplify today’s high-tech economy.
Their goal is to become the authoritative voice on the exponential economy, the realm of business and innovation characterized by exponential technological growth and increasing share of productivity and overall economic growth.
Wade Roush is Chief Correspondent for Xconomy. He is a veteran science and technology writer whose recent work has focused on consumer Internet technology, including search, social computing, geocomputing, Web services, online virtual worlds, and the visual Web.
Tom O’Keefe of BostonTweet will be joining us for this week’s show. With over 11,000 followers, Tom allows anyone to report on goings on in and around Boston by simply replying @BostonTweet. Who cares, you say? Imagine having over 11,000 sets of eyes around town reporting on daily specials, good deals, community updates, news and events, etc around town? Tom has created an interactive community forum and Boston is quickly jumping on board via viral marketing. We’ll discuss Twitter, the popularity of this new type of tweeting, and how other communities can get on board with this great concept.
LifeTips favorite Health Guru, Maraline Krey, helps Byron get ready for his African Safari Trip. She offers some fantastic tips on how to stay healthy before, after, and during holiday travel and how to battle holiday stress and its toll on the body.
Joe Wallace, long time guru with LifeTips and blogger who runs Freelance-Zone.com, a community for freelance writers looking to share tips, stories and lessons on how to be a better freelance writer. Joe brings his experience to the table by teaching our freelancers how to give themselves the edge that could score the next great gig.
Maraline Krey from pH BodyBalance Joins us to discuss how to battle the onset of the flu, and if you get it, how to recover like a champ! Immune boosting secrets and healthy tips will guide you to a newer, healthier you this winter.
Jane White, noted financial writer and president and founder of Retirement Solutions, sounds the alarm in her new book, AMERICA, WELCOME TO THE POORHOUSE. What You Must Do To Protect Your Financial Future and The Reform We Need
Jen Byck is the Content Guru and Tip creator for IdeaLaunch. Jen creates all of the blog posts and helps with content creation specifically for IdeaLaunch. Her blog posts are fun, smart and engaging and she will be talking to us more about her experience on board the IdeaLaunch Train and how our site gurus can be better, more engaging bloggers and social media experts.
Julia Gaynor, Chief Savings Officer for Eversave.com tells us what are the top 10 things that one should NEVER pay full price for, five sneaky tricks that retailers don’t want you to know about and the 2009 Holiday Coupon Forecast
David Linzer is a green speaker and a green designer for healthier living, and is certified in aging in place. He tells us about aging in place, and offer some green kitchen design tips for kosher living and more.
Lauren Mackler, author of the new book, SOLEMATE Master the Art of Aloneness and Transform Your Life is not about finding your soulmate. Its about being whole, complete and experiencing joy regardless of being single or in a relationship.
Jere Doyle, founder, president and CEO of Prospectiv, an online performance marketing company that specializes in connecting consumers to well known brands,gives advice on generating high-quality marketing leads, new revenue opportunities and website traffic.
Plus he gives tips on building online brands that engage and initiate a dialogue with consumers and guidance on making the most of limited ad budgets while delivering maximum ROI .
Jim Deitzel, Manager of eBranding and Marketing at Rubbermaid tells us about how major companies, such as Rubbermaid, are getting on board with social media and using it to their advantage. From Facebook to Flickr, how can all of these major social media outlets help push your company into the big leagues?
Mark Magnacca is the author of two books So What? How to Communicate What Really Matters to Your Audience and The Product is You. He created www.markmagnacca.com as a resource for corporate sales managers and their sales teams to remind them of key concepts which accelerate "I love it. I need it. I'll buy it." results.
Tomorrow, he’s going to spend the better part of 30 minutes explaining his concept to Mandy, who will be taking notes.
Mark Magnacca specializes in helping sales professionals create value for their clients and communicate that value in a simple, powerful, relevant style that accelerates business building.
Dr. Eva Mor, an expert with three decades of experience in the health industry, explains health care, economic and legal issues and offers solutions for retirees in layman terms with her book "Making the Golden Years Golden”.
Leslie Poston is passionate about helping people and businesses find their way to success via technology. As a writer, she has over 200 ebooks and books in her repertoire and several more in development, including Twitter for Dummies with Laura Fitton and Michael Gruen (set for release in summer 2009).
As a speaker and leading authority in social networking, new media, brand and business development, she is the Founder and CEO of Uptown Uncorked social media and business development consultancy.
Doug Green – No, his name is not a play on his career. Doug has a green thumb and a huge social media following. Doug runs one of the largest single-author gardening networks on the Net (10 million visits/year) with blogs, websites, ebooks, seminars and as much fun as possible. What does it take to become a leader in not only the gardening industry, but in the social media realm? Tune in to find out how Doug reaches out to his 10 million visitors per year and keeps them coming back for more.
Amanda Smyth, Holly Bauer and Sheri Ann Richerson
Gardening and Social Media - Watch Followers Grow!
Amanda Smyth, Holly Bauer and Sheri Ann Richerson will be conducting a great roundtable discussion on-air today regarding how to promote yourself through social media and how to create a book marketing campaign by thinking outside of the traditional marketing box. LifeTips publishers Amanda Smyth and Holly Bauer will be discussing the Do’s and Don’ts of publishing and book submissions, and Sheri Ann Richerson will be lending her social media and promotional expertise to new and established authors looking for ways to get their names and books out there. Tune in, this show is NOT to be missed!
Author of the new book Second Spring, Dr. Mao will teach us the secrets to regaining your youth, vigor and deeper health through diet and nutritional awareness. We will learn hundreds of natural secrets for women to revitalize and regenerate at any age.
P.J. Campbell, the Book Publishing Guru for LifeTips.com, helps simplify the publishing process in her new book, 101 Author Tips. Campbell provides valuable tips on how to spearhead a successful book campaign and help your book get into the hands of the audience who wants to read it. PJ is a very active guru with LifeTips.
Dr. Donna LaMar and Betsy Laney are psychologists who created The Farm, an educational, mental health and preventive program for youth and families.
They help people learn and grow, as well as heal from traumas, abuse and neglect. Working with animals, plants and nature, Dr. LaMar and Laney provide a unique form of eco-therapy and counseling to overcome life's challenges. In addition, Dr. LaMar is working on her book, "If Marie Can Do it, So Can I!" about transcending abuse. Their positive message and tips on eco-therapy and the outdoors are both educational and inspirational
Health Segment with Maraline Krey & Emily Davidson
Jay Forte is a performance consultant, speaker and workplace coach who works with management and individuals to maximize personal and professional performance. As president of Humanetrics, LLC, Forte provides talent-based hiring and management training to create high-productivity workplaces. His new book, "Fire Up! Your Employees and Smoke Your Competition," brings workplace theory into real life, with interactive tools and exercises. Forte is also a member of SHRM and ASTD. He will be giving our LifeTips Radio listeners advice on finding passion in your work, and staying motivated about finding a job.
Ted Reiff is founder and President of the ReUse People of America, Inc. (TRP), an environmental organization that salvages used building materials and distributes them in California, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas and Mexico. TRP is a leader in the emerging field of deconstruction, which, unlike traditional demolition, involves the careful dismantling of buildings in order to preserve their reusable components.
Yoram Bauman, "the world's first and only stand-up economist", has appeared at venues ranging from the New York Improv to the annual meeting of the American Economic Association, and also on YouTube, where his videos have over 500,000 hits. He has a BA in mathematics from Reed College, a PhD in economics from the University of Washington, and spends his non-comedy hours teaching in the UW environmental studies program (and also at Bainbridge Graduate Institute and at Lakeside High School) and researching the economics of climate change. Tune in to find out why he thinks the economy is hilarious.
Marcia Wieder, CEO and Founder of Dream University® is leading a Dream Movement. With over twenty years coaching, training and speaking experience, her inspiring message, style and wit has touched audiences from 50-5000 at companies such as AT&T, The Gap and American Express. What is the Dream Movement? Join us and find out what it's all about!
Beth Greer, Super Natural Mom™, is an award-winning journalist, holistic health advocate and author of Super Natural Home: Improve Your Health, Home and Planet…One Room at a Time (Rodale, 2009). She is also the founder of SuperNaturalMom.com, a website dedicated to providing healthy, natural strategies and advice. As former President and co-owner of The Learning Annex, the largest private alternative adult education company in the U.S., Beth has helped thousands see new possibilities and feel empowered to make changes in their lives.
Scott Halford - As the president of Complete Intelligence, Scott Halford is a leadership consultant and keynote speaker with nearly 20 years specializing in emotional intelligence, critical thinking and the principles of influence.
He is the author of the newly released book, "Be A Shortcut: The Secret Fast Track to Business Success" which provides tactics to help individuals become the professionals their company can't live without. As a leading industry expert, Scott's client list includes Qwest, First Data and Ingersoll-Rand.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! Maraline Krey will be joining us with her monthly updates on health and wellness. This week, we will discuss acid busters. Maraline can help determine what you are eating that's acidic and how to exchange that for the acid busters you'll like better and will be better for you. For example, where are you doing wrong in your diet? Are you drinking too much coffee or soda? What can you trade out and what foods play a better role in your diet? Tune in for news and updates in the world of health!
Theresa Rose is an inspirational speaker, radio host and award-winning author of the new book, "Opening the Kimono." As the founder of Serious Mojo Publications, Theresa specializes in fresh approaches to energy management, productivity and creative development. Join us as we explore energy management and how women are approaching the workforce in a whole new way.
As an executive speech coach with more than 25 years of professional experience, Chris Witt is author of the newly released book, "Real Leaders Don't Do PowerPoint," and founder of Witt Communications. He helps CEOs gain board approval and company-wide support for initiatives, empowers newly promoted managers, helps technical experts simplify their presentations to win multi-million dollar contracts, and enables entrepreneurs to grow their businesses through the power of effective speaking and presenting.
Marie Kerpan is the founder of Green Careers and she discusses the ailing economic and job situation and how you can transition into one of many up and coming green careers and how to get a fresh start in your career with a green edge.
Martin Smith – Director of E-Commerce at BetterSex.com will be joining us for what promises to be a great discussion on a past time that never falters in popularity. Martin will be bringing tips, stories and new products with him, in addition to insight on how to be a leader in the online industry. Tune in for a very exciting show.
Learn how recycling has become hip, how it has evolved, and why people are freecycling instead of just recycling with Freecycle.org Executive Director Deron Beal, plus we learn about the site Freecycle.org which has become the hot web spot for people who are looking for another mans trash to make their own treasure
Author and business consultant Bill Pirraglia talks about living life on a budget, and he brings his financial expertise with him to talk about living on a budget, how to do it and how to do it better.
Life Tips celebrates their 100th podcast, and Byron and Amanda speak with with Frank Dalene, who currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hamptons Luxury Homes, and they discuss green homes, green luxury living, and how we can get a discount on one of these super homes.
Sam Abuelsamid of GreenFuelsForecast.com, DieselForecast.com and HydrogenForecast.com, speaks about the Implications of the impending auto industry bailout, what this means to consumers and what this means to the economy as a whole.
Alan Fortescue ,Director of Education for Earthwatch Institute ,wrote a fantastic article for TreeHugger.com outlining a plan of action for President elect Barack Obama with regard to our financial crisis and the environment as a whole, and he fills us in on the details
Zem Joaquin – Sexy. Sustainable. Style. That is the motto of Ecofabulous.com where Zem Joaquin, an eco-expert, shares her knowledge of all things beautiful and stylish. Ecofabulous is the “IT” guide for environmentally conscious beauty, fashion, home, kids and lifestyle products and experiences. You don’t have to be a celebrity to be ecofabulous. Byron and Mandy will be speaking with Zem about her green ideals, what’s hot in the ecofabulous world, and her unique green shopping guide that may help you get on the right path this holiday season.
Joshua Onysko, Founder & CEO Pangea Organics - It was Pangea founder and CEO Joshua Onysko’s personal devotion and commitment to inspiring social sustainability that sparked the inception of Pangea Organics five years ago. He devised the selling of the highest quality organic, personal care products as a means to an even greater end. After seven years of traveling to the likes of India, Nepal, and Tibet, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Thailand, Onysko had an epiphany: He realized that corporations were inheriting the earth and that by leading by example there was potential to influence others to reconsider their ways. We will be talking to Joshua more about how companies can lead the green revolution by example, and how Pangea is doing it successfully.
Pancho Gustein is the Director of Brand Marketing for Graco Children’s Products and the company is proud to announce a new resource to provide parents with important information on car seats, travel safety and beyond. Www.readyfortheroadahead.com is a new site to help parents get ready for today and what lies ahead so they can focus on enjoying the journey of parenthood knowing their children are safe. The site includes features like a car seat selection tool, installation demonstrations, travel tips and interactive updates. Visitors will also be able to join the Ready. Safe. Go! Car Seat Club to receive important tips and updates. Even better, for every 10 people who join the Ready.Safe.Go! Car Seat Club by December 31, 2008, Graco will donate one car seat to organizations serving families in need. We will be speaking to Pancho about child safety and how you can help families in need this Holiday Season.
Veronique Raskin – is an organic wine importer who owns the Organic Wine Company in San Francisco and is dedicated to the well-being of the earth and the wine industry. She will be speaking with us about the changing perspective that consumers have with regard to organic wines, how organics are helping to change the earth, wine production and overall health, and why you should judge a wine on not just its body, but it’s heart and spirit.
James Payne – Bestselling author of PeopleWise Sellingwill be joining us to discuss his new book, PeopleWise Putting; Get Your Brain in the Game. He will be speaking with us about B to B marketing (Brain to Brain) and how to market smart. This is the third book in this popular PeopleWise series. As a professor at the University of Mississippi, Dr. Payne is a leading authority on increasing sales, identifying customers and approaches and increasing market shares in new ways. Tune in for some groundbreaking marketing ideas!
Andy Funk, Founder and CEO of Funk Ventures - An entrepreneur since age 18, Andy is no stranger to the intricacies of business. He believes that businesses can and should make significant contributions to people, society or the environment. As an accomplished entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, Andy embodies the Funk Ventures philosophy by expertly combining his passion for business and investing with an altruistic vision to impact the world for good. His diverse accomplishments prior to age 24 include the successful establishment and sale of three pioneering companies: • Founder and CEO of Microdyme (acquired by iBoost) • Founder and CEO of Helping.org (acquired by America Online) • Co-founder of Daily F1 (acquired by Total F1) Join us as we speak with Andy about business, venture capital and his secrets to success.
Adam Morganstern - is the Editor-in-Chief at the Organic Wine Journal and he brings years of industry experience to the table today as we quiz him on why organic wines have declined in popularity, why wine makers aren't labeling their organic wines as such, and why organic wine never really disappeared, it's just been in hiding all this time.
For the past three years Dr. Barry Sears, author of the New York Times bestseller, The Zone, has been compiling research for his new book, Toxic Fat, which just hit bookshelves. This controversial new book explores how the greatest threat to our country does not come from external forces, but from what we are eating. We will be speaking with Dr. Sears about his new book, as well as getting some great tips from him on the health benefits of this new diet concept.
Jerry Carr and Dr. Joseph Stirt - As the season changes and the weather cools off everyone is out and about doing great outdoor activities. But what about those sedentary hours you spend indoors at work? Enter the TreadDesk and a whole revolution of workers who won’t take this sedentary life sitting down. Imagine walking on a treadmill that is under your desk while you go about your daily computer activities. Imagine burning an extra 700 calories a day and not even noticing. We will be speaking with Jerry Carr, Founder of TreadDesk, and Dr. Joseph Stirt, an anesthesiologist, blogger and tread-worker. Both gentlemen will be joining us to tell us more about this new active revolution. Of course, both will likely be calling from atop their treadmills…
Matthew McDermott – will be joining us from one of our favorite online eco-blogs, TreeHugger.com. Matthew has done some great work in unraveling the green issues surrounding this year’s political campaigns. He will be breaking down the major green points for us, one at a time, regarding where each candidate stands on issues such as ethanol use and the existence of the Greenhouse Effect. Here at LifeTips, we see neither blue nor red, we only see green.
First, we will be joined by Richard Brauman from The Little Pearl Sustainable Caviar in Massachusetts. Richard is out to prove that food delicacies, such as caviar, can be enjoyed in an eco-conscious way that is not a detriment to fish populations. He brings years of good eco-practice to our roundtable discussion today on the changing face of the caviar business.
And later in the show, we will speak with Gabe Klein, who has taken the idea of meals on wheels to a green level with his business, On The Fly. His electric food carts go from city to city on the east coast offering traditional lunch truck choices made from organic, local ingredients. Look for him to come to an East Coast town near you soon.
Jeremy Korzeniewski – is the guru extraordinaire over at AutoBlog.com and he has all of the hot insider knowledge about eco-cars and major auto industry updates. From luxury Lamborghini’s to green economy-driven cars, Jeremy will be bringing us the top news of the month. Tune in and stand up to big oil with these healthier, more eco-friendly alternatives.
Timberland and Jeff Schwartz on Becoming Carbon Ne
Jeff Schwartz CEO and President of Timberland – Our Eco-Hero, Mr. Jeffrey Schwartz, is the CEO of a multi-billion dollar corporation, but he hasn’t let that stand in the way of his becoming an eco-crusader. As the leader of Timberland Outdoor Goods and Apparel, Mr. Schwartz has pledged that Timberland will be carbon neutral by the year 2010, he has implemented a Green Index through which the company determines the sustainability of their goods, and he has established worldwide community greening service projects. He is determined to single-handedly change the way businesses go green. We will discuss all of these company greening strategies and more with the uber-cool Mr. Schwartz.
Anca Novacovici – is an Eco-Coach with Eco-Coach.com, and she isn’t one to sit the bench in the Green Revolution. Anca, along with her team, are certifiable eco-coaches who are hired into the lives of businesses and individuals’ everyday to address problems within your business and lifestyle that may be an environmental no-no. From there, Eco-Coach helps to transform you and your business into a walking, talking model of sustainability and environmental awareness. Anca will spend some time coaching us on how to go green more effectively, so join us for some serious face-to-face with a this Eco-Coach.
Heather Picken is a Personal Power Coach for women, inspirational speaker, author and creator of the 6 Week Fat Burning and Mind Empowering System for Women. Her upcoming book that is due to be released next year called Body of Love: Personal Transformational System For Women 57 Secrets In Creating Your Ideal Body and Living and Loving Your Life! Her mission is to empower the lives of millions of women in helping them connect with their own personal power in creating a total life transformation. Join us on LifeTips Radio as we get some great tips from her on getting in better shape (especially for Mandy for her upcoming wedding.)
Maraline Krey is a health guru and master of "Small Changes That Make A Big Difference" in the quality of your health. On top of that, she is one of our favorites guests! We will be following up with what is new with Maraline, including new health changes you can make right now for a better life, what pH scale is and where we fit in, expounding on the ToDo's (how to shop, prepare food, diet & nutrition shortcuts, foundational versus targeting), expediting the health process (healing cycle, toxin removal, exercise), and her Fast Result Button! Join us for some healthy ways to upgrade yourself. Let LifeTips upgrade ya!
MyGreenCottage.com – As President and CEO of the first national green building firm, Susan Colwell continues to reinvent the world of green living, proving you don’t have to be extreme to go green. She designed a company that redefines custom home building. Susan’s company, MyGreenCottage, promises to build a green, custom home for the same cost or less than traditionally-built custom homes—any style, anywhere. MyGreenCottage also offers an on-time/onbudget guarantee. Susan Colwell has notable experience in radio and national television, including NBC’s HouseSmarts. Ed Begley Jr. is a major supporter of this awesomely green company and we will be speaking to Susan about all of her great green building ideas.
Susan Hayes – started The Spitfire Tour in 1999 which featured celebs and musicians speaking out about global issues. From that event was born The Spitfire Agency where she is co-Founder and CEO. She spends her days rocking out with green musicians she manages, like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Foo Fighters and Jack Johnson, and chatting up Woody Harrelson about the next big green event/party/concert they are planning. Her company is green and it rocks The Green Revolution. Tune in for great tips on how to live the green rockstar life and how a love of music can make a big difference in the world.
Catherine Scrimgeour – Is the Public Affairs Specialist from Zenn Motor Company and she is beyond excited to announce the unveiling of the best zero-emission/zero noise, battery-powered cars on the market. Forget fuel. Just plug your car into any socket and within a few hours, you’re ready to motor. She will be discussing all of the great new trends in battery-powered cars, as well as what you can expect to see on the roads within the next few years.
Global Issues Roundtable Discussion with Robert Britt, Managing Editor of LiveScience.com, and Bart Dabek, the resident expert from AboutMyPlanet.com. discussing all global issues from biodiesel fuel to Franken foods.
Dr. Kelly Bricker is the Chairwoman of The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), the world's oldest and largest international ecotourism association. She specializes in sustainable tourism development, natural resource management, outdoor recreation, community and heritage tourism development and of course, ecotourism. Dr. Bricker has worked all over the world and she’ll be bringing her specialized knowledge and experience to the LifeTips Radio Show to teach us how to travel without leaving a footprint, where the travel hotspots are if green travel is your thing, and how to eco-travel in style!
Gary Braasch is a scientific photojournalist who has traveled the world to take photos of global warming and the dramatic climate changes the Earth is undergoing. He began WorldViewofGlobalWarming.org to not just tell people, but to show others the changes the Earth is experiencing. We will be discussing his travels, his adventures, and everything he has seen that will change the way you think about global warming.
BluePlanetWedding CEO Dave Walker tells us about his eco-friendly wedding planning site which offers ideas on how to green your wedding and easy ways to stay earth friendly when starting your new life together with your special someone. From ideas on how to find organic cotton wedding dresses in your area to ordering your flowers from fair trade and organic vendors and the new trend in plant-a-tree kits, Dave is an expert on green weddings and he’s here to teach you how to green up your special day. It’s easier than you could ever imagine…
Trip Advisor Consumer Specialist Brook Ferencsik discusses the impact of the rising costs of fuel and the effect on summer travel as well as the rise in popularity of ecotourism, some airline rumors floating around, and how to vacation on a budget., plus he runs down the top 10 US and European Attractions.
Lisa Frank, Co-Founder of the Young Survival Coalition (YSC) and Co-Director of the 2008 Hershey’s Tour De Pink, tells us about the 4 day, 200+ mile bike ride for charity and about her own battle with breast cancer.
The 5th annual, four-day, 200+-mile Tour De Pink bicycle ride is scheduled for October 2-6 and will be riding from Chocolate World in Hershey, PA, to New York City. Sponsored by The Hershey Company, 150 riders will arrive at Chocolate World in Hershey, PA, the afternoon of Thursday, October 2 for orientation and a send-off party. Riders hit the road Friday, October 3 and arrive at the finish line in New York City the morning of Monday, October 6. All riders will raise at least $2,500 each for the YSC.
Shelly Kalnitsky is an expert on cell phone technology and creator of the Waveshield, and what he has to say about cell phone safety may alarm you. He discusses how the industry suppresses negative stories, the increased risks cell phones pose to teens and children, why current hands-free kits are more dangerous, new products that can reduce the risk and safety tips in cell phone usage
Linda Brent tells us about Chimp Haven, a sanctuary that specializes in conservation and caring for chimpanzees that were formerly used in laboratories. They currently house and care for 138 chimps and don’t you dare call them monkeys! They have been awarded government status as the official chimp sanctuary of the United States and Byron and Mandy spoke with Linda who serves as both President and Founder of this wonderful sanctuary in Louisiana.
Australian author and LifeTips guru Jenny Ford tells us about the Charity Book Project that teaches kids how to become entrepreneurs. All proceeds from this book project are going to microfinance charities. One book is written each year and is sold for charity and Jenny was thrilled to be chosen for this year’s project . She is currently running a huge YouTube Video competition to find the Next Child Entrepreneur. Even her own daughters are entrepreneurs! Jenny has a lot of great knowledge to share regarding starting your own business for adults and kids alike.
Chris McKibbin, the Fisheries Biologist for Southern California Wild Fish and Game Commission tells us about fish conservation and how he is has been working hard to ensure that the fish populations in California get back on track.
Sami Grover – introduces himself with a delicious British accent and likes to remind others that clearly, he’s not from Virginia.
Sami is the Director of Sustainability at The Change. (TheChangeStrategy.com). He and his hippie-friendly-tree-hugging friends are changing the field of marketing by helping to promote businesses that are not only organic, but that are aggressively free-trade and fair labor. He does all of the product management for these clients and some of their products are ground breaking. Why waste energy and resources on marketing when you can use what you already have to market yourself.
Sami was on his way to the US one and a half years ago, taking his last flight ever (he refuses to fly, it’s bad for the environment) he met his wife onboard and within a few months they were married. His love of marketing and the environment landed him on the doorsteps of The Change.
He will be bring 5 tips for environmental change for business and consumers. His recent article was featured on the Discovery Channel’s Green website, Treehugger.com, where he outlined how to go about planning your own green funeral. He has been featured on NPR and his recent work is with a client who specializes in organic, fair trade, fair labor made children’s training underpants.
If it’s green, he dabbles in it.
He will be joining us to discuss The Change and green marketing strategy as well as some of the cool products his clients are coming up with that are fair labor/fair trade/organic wholesome goodness.
Sheri Ann Richerson discusses organic gardening and what gardeners can do to become organic, as well as what beginners should be planting right now, plus her work in with Plant a Row for the Hungry ,dedicated to planting food & donating food for those in need.
Jennifer Mathes discusses her book, 101 Student Loan Tips how she used her experience working as a financial aid advisor to fellow students and how she learned many of the challenges and opportunities associated with financial aid.
Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D. is a college administrator with over a decade of experience in higher education. As a graduate student, she was able to pay for her education and explore her options in education by working as a financial aid advisor to fellow students. Through this experience, she learned many of the challenges and opportunities associated with financial aid. This was also where she came to understand the basic information that students need to know to successfully navigate through the student loan process.
Lynne Christen is a freelance travel journalist and photographer living in Florida. As a former flight attendant for a major airline for over 20 years, Lynne has traveled to 47 countries, throughout the United States and has sailed on 20 cruises in recent years. Lynne's enthusiasm for travel led to writing three travel books. Her most recent book, 101 Cruise Tips (released in August 2007) shares inside tips on all aspects of cruising…everything you need to know to cruise savvy and save money. It is available at amazon.com and other book retailers. In between authoring travel books, Lynne also writes how-to/where-to travel articles for numerous publications and high-profile Websites.
Paul Krey, Trained engineer mechanical, space scientist and co-founder of www.pHBodyBalance.com and www.YourNatureStore.com, talks about studying the importance of water on the human body and how it relates to your bodies pH level.
Ian Ayres is a lawyer and an economist. He is the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School and a Professor at Yale's School of Management.
Professor Ayres is a regular commentator on public radio’s Marketplace and a columnist for Forbes magazine. His research has been featured on PrimeTime Live, Oprah and Good Morning America and in Time and Vogue magazines.
Bill Pirraglia is the Owner of Eagle Creative Group, a Writing and Consulting Firm and Former CEO of 3 Financial Institutions in Washington, D.C., Massachusetts, & Rhode Island. He is also the author of 101 Mortgage Tips, 101 Bankruptcy Tips and Law of Attraction.
Kevin Eikenberry is the Chief Potential Officer of The Kevin Eikenberry Group, a learning consulting company that provides a wide range of services, including training delivery and design, facilitation, performance coaching, organizational consulting, and speaking services.
Since 1993, Kevin and his team have been helping organizations and individuals worldwide reach their potential. Emphasizing the power of learning, Kevin's specialties include: leadership, teams and teamwork, creativity, facilitation, training trainers, consulting and the consulting process, and more. Kevin's students and clients consistently rave about his effectiveness, many calling him "the best trainer I've ever experienced."
He has worked with Fortune 500 companies, smaller firms, universities, government agencies and more. His client list includes the American Red Cross, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, John Deere, Purdue University, Sears Canada, Shell, Southwest Airlines, the U.S. Marine Corp, and the U.S. Mint.
Susan Payton is a born entrepreneur. She started businesses selling shoes on eBay, designing gift baskets, and now is happily running Egg Marketing & Public Relations, a marketing and public relations company in Florida
Because the statistic of small businesses failing within a few years is so bleak, Susan spends the majority of her time giving small business owner's advice that helps them make their businesses a success.
Peggy Collins is an expert on networking, sales, and stress. She has been a professional speaker, trainer, and consultant since 1987 and was a networking coach to graduate students at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas for three years. She served as a Senior Consultant to King, Chapman, Broussard and Gallagher for five years, specializing in executive outplacement, where she trained groups in networking. She also coaches clients one-on-one, helping hundreds land jobs and reestablish their lives. Collins is a member of the National Speakers Association and eWomenNetwork.
Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder & Chairman of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. BNI was founded in 1985. The organization now has thousands of chapters throughout every populated continent of the world. Each year, BNI generates millions of referrals resulting in billions of dollars worth of business for its members.
Dr. Misner’s Ph.D. is from the University of Southern California. He has written nine books, including his New York Times bestsellers, Masters of Networking and Truth or Delusion? Busting Networking’s Biggest Myths. He is a monthly columnist for Entrepreneur.com and is chairman of the board for the Referral Institute--a referral training company with trainers around the world. He has taught business and social capital courses at several universities and sits on the board of directors for the Colorado School of Professional Psychology. Called the “Father of Modern Networking” by many organizations and the “Networking Guru” by Entrepreneur magazine, Dr. Misner is considered one of the world’s leading experts on business networking and has been a keynote speaker for major corporations and associations throughout the world. He has been featured in the L.A.Times, Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times, as well as on numerous TV and radio shows. www.MastersBooks.com.
Eric Brown is the author of “SEO Essentials For a Top 10 Search Engine Ranking”.He is the owner of a computer consulting company, Brown Horizons which designs and develops custom software applications, provides data management and security, system design and development, technical support, computer training and technical management consulting. Mr. Brown has owned and operated the company since 1994 and continues to lead the company in its day-to-day operations.
Carol Brunelli is an accomplished dancer, children's book author and college administrator, and has completed teacher training for the new, cardiogroove workout, Soul Sweat. New editions of her four books on U.S. Presidents (Child’s World) are due out in 2008.
Ann Tinkham is the author of over 30 online courses and is working on a novel, The Bean Stalkers. Her fiction has appeared in Edifice Wrecked, Hiss Quarterly, Lily, MotherVerse, Stone Table Review, Syntax, Thirst for Fire, Toasted Cheese, and Wild Violet. Read Ann's upcoming short story, Fourth Step Tango, in the Double Dare Press (www.doubledarepress.com).
Carol Brunelli and Ann Tinkham are co-authors of the pop feminist self-help book,Climbing Mountains in Stilettos: Not Your Average Trail Guide to Life. Your can find more info on Carol and Ann at http://www.boulderbadgirls.com/
Today's Guests are: Stephen Burwell and Shonda Schilling
Stephen Burwell is an ALSA-Evergreen Chapter Board Member, has been involved in the ALS DoubleDay bike ride for many years, and lost his father to the disease in August of 2005. http://webwa.alsa.org/site/PageServer?pagename=WA_Bike_homepage
The ALS Association is the only national organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS. By encouraging, identifying, funding and monitoring worldwide ALS directed research, The ALS Association is working towards its mission to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. In addressing the needs of ALS patients, the Association is achieving its mission to improve the quality of life for ALS patients and their families.
Shonda Schilling is the founder of The Shade Foundation of America. The wife of a successful major league baseball player, Shonda had a very public battle with malignant melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer. As a result, she launched The SHADE Foundation of America in 2002 to promote sun-safety awareness. http://www.shadefoundation.org/index.php
John Eckmire is the Vice-President of Public Programs and Education at Canadian Management Centre in Toronto, Canada. Canadian Management Centre is one of the largest management training organizations in Canada, offering open enrollment courses on over 100 subjects and designing customized programs for many client organizations. Canadian Management Centre is the Canadian affiliate of the American Management Association, one of the largest management training organizations in the world. The website for Canadian Management Centre is www.cmctraining.org and for AMA is www.amanet.org
Hale Dwoskin-best selling author, speaker, entrepreneur and one of the 24 teachers featured in the film and book phenomenon The Secret.
A native New Yorker who now resides in Sedona, Arizona. Hales New York Times best selling book The Sedona Method: Your Key to Lasting Happiness, Success, Peace and Emotional Well being and audio CD series are in demand around the world. As an international teacher and speaker for over 30 years, he has taught hundreds of thousands of people to attract what they want into their lives by letting go of conflicting thoughts and feelings.
Martin Neufeld is the author of The Hugging Life. As a public hugger, Martin Neufeld, a.k.a. the Hugger Busker shares his observations, insights and experiences on the diversity and artfulness of this most human experience. His heartfelt hugs and loving approach to life have inspired and delighted thousands of people from around the world.
Tim Buchalka is the Overwhelming Traffic site founder, he has over 20 years experience as a software developer, and has been on the Internet since the early 1990s.
overwhelmingtraffic.com, is a web site dedicated to helping web site owners massively increase web site traffic. The information on the web site is provided in a clear, easy to understand format, and will help both beginners and experts alike who are looking for traffic.
Sonia English is the CEO and Co-Founder of 5 Minute Networking.
5 Minute Networking® is not only the country’s premier rapid networking company, but the most efficient way to network. 5 Minute Networking® lets individuals meet one-on-one in five-minute increments, resulting in a fastpaced,exciting and extremely effective professional networking experience. The cornerstone of the 5 Minute Networking® system is the patent-pending Event Facilitation Software. The software maximizes the results for event participants and minimizes the work involved in planning and facilitating events. The system also includes an interactive website (www.5MinuteNetworking.com) and a variety of techniques and materials that optimize the planning, implementation, and online follow-up processes. 5 Minute Networking® licenses its system to a variety of organizations, businesses and individuals in order to increase the effectiveness of networking events, generate revenue, integrate members and promote employee communication. 5 Minute Networking® events are held at conferences, trade shows, monthly mixers,business networking, corporate team building, fundraising and social networking events.
Byron and Melanie get a backstage pass to the Webs most infiltrated online dating site. What makes sites like Match.com and Chemistry.com so popular among web users? How do the online profiles of people actually match themselves up? Byron and Melanie interview Dr. Helen Fisher, a world renowned biological anthropologist, author and expert in the science of human attraction, and Chemistry.coms chief scientific advisor, and find out all the details behind making a love connection via the Internet.
Christopher Cunningham is the author of The Salesmans Little Blue Book of Daily Inspiration. Cunningham is a salesman, trainer, marketer, advertising, public relations expert and motivational speaker. He is CEO and founder of Halo, Inc., a consulting firm dedicated to providing inspiring programs for sales representatives. He has worked on marketing campaigns and sales programs for large automotive companies, international sporting goods companies, entertainment entities, fashion brands, medical companies and telecommunications companies.
Joel Comm discusses the webs first reality TV show
Joel Comm is the best selling author of The AdSense Code, on his latest entrepreneur adventure, www.NextInternetMillionairre.tv, the webs first reality TV show. Is it another brilliant idea, or an artists scam? Tune in and find out what one leading entrepreneur has to say to another about this new innovative idea…
Michael Murray is the vice president of search engine marketing for Fathom SEO. Murray is a member of the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization. Recently, Murray presented SEO Overkill, Can You Please Them All? and 75 Minute Abs at Search Engine Strategies conferences in Chicago, New York City and San Jose. He has authored several SEO guides and white papers (including Is Search Engine Optimization Worth it? SEO and the ROI Debacle).
Phyllis Grissom is the Senior Director of Operations of the Delta Delta Delta Fraternity. Phyllis is responsible for establishing the Fraternitys goals and strategic plans and coordinating the human resources (staff and volunteers) to meet those goals and plans. She works closely with the Executive Director, staff teams, staff directors, Executive Board, Associate Directors and volunteers. Phyllis is also the Editor of Tri Deltas quarterly magazine, The Trident.
Alexis Niki, Robyn Owen, and Geneva Bray
Scoop from Alexis Niki, Robyn Owen and Geneva Bray
Today's Guests are Alexis Niki, Robyn Owen, and Geneva Bray
Alexis Niki is the author of 101 Screenwriting tips and an aspiring screenwriter.
Robyn Owen & Geneva Bray, are Hollywood casting agents and co-founders of GVA Boston. Geneva is responsible for launching the careers of Eva Longoria, Sean Hayes, & many others. Robyn is a prominent independent Casting Director in the film industry with over 11 years in experience.
GVA Boston opened in January 2007 in Cambridge, Mass., seeking to bring more films to the New England area.
Mary Lou andre is a wardrobe consultant and owner of DressingWell.com. Where you can find out what you should, and shouldnt buy from online retailers and get tips about how to best incorporate fashion into your daily grind.
Lynda Moultry is the author of 101 Tips on Plus Size Womens Clothing, which discusses full figure fashion and the vanity sizing wars found at major retailers.
The Internet holds a wealth of information, and a dark side of deception. On this very important LifeTips show, Byron White and Melanie Nayer talk to psychotherapist Dr. Kathy Seifert about the growing trend of online predators and pedophiles and what parents can do to protect their children online. Get tips from Dr. Kathy on talking to your children about the dangers of the Internet, how to manage parental controls online, and what to do if you think your child is the victim of an online crime. Go inside the controversial TV show, Dateline NBC: To Catch A Predator, with Dr. Kathy and learn to identify the characteristics of an online child predator.
Dr. Fran Harris is a former ESPN, Lifetime Television & FOX Sports announcer. She is a national speaker who inspires, teaches & transforms people to meet their challenges & fulfill their wildest dreams. This spring she launches the first annual Mom Entrepreneur contest, meant to encourage moms to start their own businesses. In the fall she will launch the print version of Collegepreneur magazine. She is also the author of ,Will The Real You Please Stand Up?,where she answers such questions as how to deal with a bad boss, how to get out of debt, how to cope with job loss, & how to be an effective manager.
Susan Payton is the Managing Partner of Egg Marketing & Public Relations. She assists businesses with creative corporate communications, including press releases, marketing & web copy, & research. Susan is the author of, 101 Tips for Entrepreneurs, which is a part of the LifeTips book series.
Think your employees are happy? Think again. Todays top businesses are offering in office perks, unusual benefits and a lot more money to keep their employees happy. What are you doing? From on site laundry service to monthly massages, Byron and Melanie explore the creative ways some of the nations top employers, as featured in Fortune Magazines Top 100 Employers To Work For, are using their cash to keep their workers hard at work. Joining Byron and Melanie is stand up comedian Stephen Donovan, who adds a little comic relief to some of the absurd and outrageous corporate perks.
Neil Fiore, PhD, and an executive coach, a psychologist, trainer and author who has helped thousands of people and hundreds of organizations become more productive and achieve their optimal potential through hypnosis and other self help techniques. Dr. Fiore helps his clients overcome procrastination and workaholism, managing stress, and increasing joy and balance in their lives.
Dawna Stone was the winner of the Martha Stewart: Apprentice. She is also the CEO and publisher of Her Sports Magazine
Ryan Danz was a co-finalist on Martha Stewart:Apprentice. He is also an executive with Clearwater Settlements, LLC.
Dawna and Ryan give us a behind the scenes look at the struggles and survivals of the television show, The Apprentice. They discuss the ups and downs of being on a reality show and how their business background played a part in ultimate Apprentice success.
Jan Smith is one of the countries leading vocal coaches. She offers tips and tricks to perfecting your vocal chords before you face an audience. On the show Smith focuses on pop phenomenon American Idol she takes a look at past Idols, and makes some predictions for future Idols.
Daniel Krauss is the CEO of Music Nation. On the show he announces the launch of Music Nation online a competition that allows musicians in the rock, pop and urban genres to submit their videos online for a chance to win a recording deal with Epic Records.
Tara Goodwin Frier is the CEO of Massachusetts based Public Relations company The Goodwin Group. On the show she will discuss the hot PR initiatives that will take you through 2007, and the PR pitfalls to avoid. Learn how blogging, websites and a little creativity can leverage your company above the competition online and beyond. Tara also walks us through the PR blunders of 2006 and offer some important lesson to take away from some of the biggest corporations worldwide.
Jaye Hersh is Visa's Chief Shopping Officer.Regularly featured on television shows including Entertainment Tonight, Extra, and the Style Network, Hersh provides insight into the latest trends in fashion and shopping
Laura Silsby is the CEO of PersonalShopper.com. On the show she offers tips for finding the perfect gift for all the different people in your life.
Andrew Krasney,Sharper Image spokesman, offers some last minute gift ideas for kids.
Mary Lou Andre is a nationally recognized wardrobe consultant, speaker and author. She is founder and president of Organization By Design, Inc., a Needham, Massachusetts based wardrobe management and fashion consulting firm that helps individuals and organizations understand the power of being appropriately dressed in a variety of situations.
James Villepigue and Christopher Oliver
Living Well with James Villepigue and Chris Oliver
James Villepigue is the author of the Body Sculpting Bible books for men and women, about setting realistic weight loss goals around the holiday season and staying fit through the New Year. James gives listeners the 5 Steps To Sculpting Your Life & Career.
Christopher Oliver is a guru in the field of consciousness technology relating to brainwave relaxation tools and techniques. Olivers AV3X technology helps with your emotional fitness but providing therapeutic relaxation through soothing imagery, music and gentle brainwave pulses.
Whether you're at the office or on the sofa, the tips you'll get from these gurus will guide you into a healthier and peaceful New Year.
Calvin Mackie is the co founder of Channel Zero, an educational and motivational consulting company, and author of A View From the Roof: Lessons for Life and Business, who talks about the importance of education both in class and online.
Byron and Melanie talk retirement Richard L. Rubino and Sam Liang. Rubino and Liang specialize in Estate Planning, with particular emphasis on Asset Protection and Medicaid Planning. Melanie gets tips and insight on saving for retirement at any age. Byron gets down to the nitty gritty and talks about online investing and finding the best information for your retirement needs on the Web. Rubino and Liang co hosts Senior Financial Focus, the Boston areas syndicated financial talk show for seniors.
Mary Kelly Olsen is the author of Chicken Soup for the Breast Cancer Survivors Soul
Barbara Phillips is a lifetips guru and breast cancer survivor
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mary Kelly Olsen discussed the new developments in breast cancer research and tips and tricks on maintaining a healthy lifestyle –mentally and physically – while undergoing cancer treatment.
Barbara Phillips offers tips for friends and families of breast cancer patients on how to cope with the tragedy of cancer and how to support those fighting to beat it.
Suzanne Bates is the president and CEO of Bates Communication. Suzanne helps business executives and professionals tune their voices of leadership with her boot camp series and best selling book, Speak like a CEO: Secrets to Commanding Attention and Getting Results. I
On this show, Suzanne offers tips and advice on building confidence, connecting with your audience, and taking charge both in the office and on the Web with basic public speaking skills.
Eric Gibbons and Mike Nelson
Inventing with Art Fry, Eric Gibbons & Mike Nelson
Art Fry is the inventor of the Post It Note. On this show he discuses his world famous invention that has been stuck on office walls around the world.
Eric Gibbons is the inventor of the DigiDot – an adhesive storage case for your most used CDs, On this show he talks about bringing his invention to life.
Mike Nelson is the Vice President of Staples Brand Division. On this show he talks about Staples Invention Quest – the annual search for the everyday inventor seeking an outlet to create products that solve work life challenges.
Alex Baldwin is Vice President of Golf for the Fenway Sports Group and is responsible for managing golf programs for FSGs corporate clients. She also works with the Deutsche Bank Championship to manage sponsorship sales and generate new partner relationships. Prior to joining FSG, she represented LGPA and PGA TOUR players.
David Scott has been a frequent contributor on numerous national and local radio shows and for several national cable networks including FOX NewsChannel and CNN. He was also featured in SPORTs nationally syndicated television specials shown on CBS and several cable outlets. For the past several years David has served as a contributor to major monthly titles such as FHM, Mens Fitness, Mens Health , TENNIS Magazine, TENNIS Magazines teen title, SMASH and SI for Kids. He is also recognized as one of the nations rising Sports Media Critics.
LifeTips.com President Byron White and Editor Melanie Nayer your hosts for the LifeTips show, bringing the hottest topics for both consumers and webmarketers to the forefront every week. Special guests include best selling authors and celebrities who are devoted and determined to their specific niche and offer an in depth look at industry trends and hints and tips for consumers to tap into. Then, Byron White takes the show to another level, offering webmasters in the online world a sneak peak at how to dominate the industry with the trendiest topics.
On Today's show Melanie and Byron chat with Michelle Katz. A healthcare consultant and international medical reporter, Michelle Katz, M.S.N., is the host of Todays Health and author of Health Care for Less.