April 29, 2013
David Wilson, Author of Visual Guide to Financial Markets joins host Richard Franzi to discuss his book and how understanding the financial markets could benefit business owners who have a lot of their investments tied-up in their business, rather than in the stock market.
Mark Dubowe, Chairman of the Board at Education Works joins our show to discuss his education-based Nonprofit that provides comprehensive support for economically disadvantaged communities to help children succeed.
April 29, 2013
Mark Whitley, CEO and Kathleen Kolenda, OC Regional VP of Easter Seals join our show to discuss how their Non-Profit, Easter Seals, got its start. Easter Seals helps people with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives by teaching them life skills and job skills.
Stephen Christensen, Founder & Executive Director of Teen Entrepreneur Academy discusses his summer program, Teen Entrepreneur Academy, and how it is helping high school and college students prepare for a better future. Teen Entrepreneur Academy is a week-long residential summer camp at Concordia University that provides provides real-world business training that helps teenagers become leaders with ethics and integrity.
April 29, 2013
Brian Johnson, Author of Into The Black, A Tale of True American Pedigree joins our show to discuss his debut novel that portrays the story of Ken Briece, the fictitious love child of Ayn Rand and Dale Carnegie. Brian's story reminds us there is no greater definition of success than to live one’s life according to one’s own terms. Brian has started three companies, received many industry awards, and his company was named one of America's fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine.
Colin Baden, CEO of Oakley discusses the opening of the first-ever Oakley store inside a professional sporting venue that opened on April 9th inside Angels Stadium. The store features a sports-bar-like “custom bar”, where fans can work with an Oakley expert to create eye wear designed for their performance needs. The new store, located in Section 113, debuts Oakley’s MLB licensed Angels apparel, watches, accessories, performance sunglasses and more.
April 29, 2013
Rick Skidmore, President & CEO of Timberlane, Inc. talks with host Richard Franzi about how his business has managed to make a comeback after falling on hard times. Rick has been a member of CEO peer groups for over 12 years and believes they are beneficial because CEOs and business owners receive non-biased feedback from people that have had similar experiences and this helps to gain confidence in your professional decisions. Timberlane handcrafts top-quality shutters with a keen attention to detail to fit their customers' exact shutter request, all at an affordable price.
April 29, 2013
Donna Hoffmann, President of Women on Course joins our show to discuss her unique business and social golf events for women. Whether you can hit the ball as well as Annika Sorenstam or you are hitting a golf ball for the first time, Women on Course has something for you at every event. There are events held all over the United States at some of the best, most breathtaking golf courses around.
April 25, 2013
Dr. Raymond Sfeir, Vice Chancellor of Chapman University will joined our show to discuss the California and Orange County Purchasing Managers Survey conducted by Chapman University. The purchasing managers survey is conducted quarterly and analyzes the direction of manufacturing activity in the state and county. Dr. Sfeir will share with our audience some of the results from this survey.
Rachel Owens of Succession Strategies continues her monthly feature by discussing the 4 key elements to success when starting your own company.
Dr. Bill Dorfman, Cosmetic Dentist at Century City Aesthetic Dentistry discusses future trends in oral care and the new technology produced to reduce patient exposure to radiation during X-Rays. Dr. Dorfman is known as "America's Dentist" and his expertise is sought out by popular TV shows, such as "The Doctors" and "Extreme Makeover". Dr. Dorfman formed the hugely successful company, Discus Dental, Inc., which he later sold to widely recognized Philips Electronics.
April 19, 2013
Al Migliaccio, CEO & Founder of Jamis Sales Success talks with host Richard Franzi about a relatively new method of raising money for businesses, called "crowd funding". Al's firm, Jamis Sales Success, has consistently led emerging and early stage companies to correct the root cause of sales problems and build effective and efficient sales processes. Al's extensive experience enables him to relate well to his clients and their customers and customize a plan that will lead to success.
Bart Mroz, CEO of Sumo Heavy Industries discusses Sumo's philosophy of creating and developing outstanding eCommerce projects for their clients. Sumo Heavy Industries is an eCommerce Design, Development and Consulting firm located in Philadelphia that helps build successful brands and create online retail solutions with proven results.
April 15, 2013
Bryan Gianesin, Attorney Founder of Gianesin Law Firm joins our show to discuss the seven common mistakes made by business owners. Gianesin Law Firm represents entrepreneurs, family businesses, closely-held companies, start-ups firms, emerging businesses, non-profit entities, and professional practices. Bryan has advised over 400 start-ups, entrepreneurs and business clients over the last 25 years.
Grant Vollmer, Co-Founder of Original BOS
discusses how a very personal experience led to the creation of his firm. Balls of Steel manufactures whiskey drink coolers made of medical grade stainless steel that cool your drink without diluting your whiskey. Grant's firm supports testicular cancer cure research and serves as the catalyst for a tight-knit community supporting men effected by testicular cancer.
April 9, 2013
Patsy Nodilo, CEO of Pathlight Investors discusses with host Richard Franzi why she took a leap of faith and started her own firm. Her firm, Pathlight Investors, was ranked in the Top 10 on the 2013 Ranking Arizona list for Financial/Investment Consulting Firms. Patsy shares her views on the outlook of the economy, both short-term and long-term.