CEO Podcasts: CEO Chat Podcast + I AM CEO Podcast Powered by Blue 16 Media & CBNation.co

CEO Podcasts: CEO Chat Podcast + I AM CEO Podcast Powered by Blue 16 Media & CBNation.co

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CEO Podcasts consists of CEO Chat (CC), I AM CEO (IAM) & CBNation.TV (TV) podcast episodes. Value packed episode including interviews & resources for CEOs, entrepreneurs, startups founders & business owners. The CEO Chat episodes are our long-form episodes w/ interviews and digital marketing resources. The I AM CEO episodes are laser focused (about 16 min.) w/ interviews & a discussion about what it means to be a CEO. Powered by Blue 16 Media & CBNation.co. Hosted by Gresham W. Harkless Jr.
IAM106- Creative Director and Founder Helps Fitness Designers Put Their Ideas Into Products
Nov 13 • 15 min
Architect - Creative Director and Founder of FittDesign. Website: https://fittdesign.com/ Instagram: @fittdesignFacebook: FittdesignPinterest: Fittdesign
IAM105 - Texas Based Dental Practice Provides Patients The Latest Techniques & Technology
Nov 12 • 16 min
Dr. Moossy is a native Texan, born in Dallas and raised in Lubbock. He received his undergraduate degree at St. Edwards University in Austin and went on to attain his DDS at the University of Texas dental branch in Houston. Dr. Moossy has been in practice…
CC094: How Podcasts, Video, YouTube or IGTV Can Be Part of Your Marketing Mix
Nov 10 • 47 min
This is Talk Number 19 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the 1st of the final 4 that I will speak about Other types of marketing tools out there. In the last chats I spoke about things like social media. This chat, I…
IAM104 - Career Agent Helps People & Organizations with Health Insurance Outside of the Affordable Care Act
Nov 9 • 15 min
Sharon Carter is a Career Agent with US Health Advisors in the Sterling, VA. In her 3 short years with US Health, Sharon has achieved some impressive milestones. In 2017, she was the #1 Agent in her office and generated $700K in sales for the year. Sharon…
IAM103 - Top Producing Real Estate Agent Leads a Team That Provides Solutions for DC Area Clients
Nov 8 • 13 min
Dan Rochon is an Associate Broker in VA, Broker in MD; Operating Principal/ Owner of the Keller Williams Realty office in Alexandria - Kingstowne, VA; Owner of Rochon Investments, LLC; Owner and Co-founder of www.GreetingsVirginia.com and Owner of other…
IAM102 - Owners of Yoga Studio Offer an Escape from The Frantic DC Lifestyle
Nov 7 • 16 min
Co-Owner and Director of Teacher Training, Kathryn Taron was a Division I long-distance runner who found yoga while on a quest to heal an injury. After completely recovering from the injury, she continued to cultivate her practice on the North Shore of…
IAM101 - Award-Winning Author & Speaker Shows People How to Use Positive Thinking & Humor Through Difficult Stuff
Nov 6 • 14 min
Comedian Jerry Lewis has said that Allen Klein is “a noble and vital force watching over the human condition.” Klein is an award-winning author and speaker who shows audience’s worldwide how to use positive thinking and humor to deal with life’s…
IAM100 - I AM CEO Podcast Host Helps YOU Build Your Own Media Company [SPECIAL Episode]
Nov 5 • 16 min
Gresham W. Harkless Jr. “Gresh” is the founder and Blogger in Chief for CEO Blog Nation (CBNation.co) and is the founder and digital marketing specialist behind Blue 16 Media. He currently works to help support small businesses and entrepreneurship with…
CC093: I AM CEO Mashup - What Does Being a CEO Mean to You? Part 1 [SPECIAL EPISODE]
Nov 3 • 41 min
This chat is a little bit different where we go over my the definition of who it means to be a CEO from our first 100 episodes of the I AM CEO Podcast. This is part 1 of 3 where we asked the guests on our podcast what being a CEO means to you. I AM CEO…
IAM099 - Coach Helps Small Businesses Grow Profitable Fitness Businesses
Nov 2 • 16 min
Nicole Spencer is a former fitness studio owner turned small business coach who helps entrepreneurs from the US to the UK to Australia grow profitable fitness businesses. Her company, Authentic Conversion, provides two avenues for magnetic client…
IAM098 - Entrepreneur & Inventor Focuses on Movie Deal for her Screenplay
Nov 1 • 16 min
Ginny is an entrepreneur with multiple patents/trademarks. Ginny’s product widely sold in World Class spa resorts and on QVC, made appearances on NBC, CBS, FOX News and written about in many national magazines. Ginny’s first novel. “What Is Normal?” made…
IAM097 - Speaker & Author Provides Inspiration to Lifestyle Entrepreneurs
Oct 31 • 13 min
Danielle Watson is a TEDx Speaker, Accidental Author, and The World’s Most Unlikely Anthropologist. Her uncommon mixture of infectious enthusiasm, unconventional ideas, and spectacular smile have made this pint-sized lady a popular inspiration to a global…
IAM096 - Yoga & Meditation Teacher Shares Her Definition of Happiness
Oct 30 • 16 min
As a yoga and meditation teacher, her passion and purpose is to ignite, or perhaps reignite, your curiosity and explore how simple life can be. An hour on a mat, 15 minutes sitting in stillness, a good meal - her definition of happiness.She wants to share…
IAM095 - Nutritionist Creates Superfood Blends with the Same Formula that Healed Her
Oct 29 • 11 min
Ashley is the CEO and Co-founder of SUTRA, healing superfood latte powdered blends. Prior to running SUTRA, Ashley suffered from a chronic disease that left her bedridden. In her quest for health, Ashley became a Certified Nutritionist, and create SUTRA…
CC092: The Future of Social Media
Oct 27 • 40 min
This is Talk Number 18 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the 4th of the 4 that I will speak about social media and what it is. In the last chat I spoke about the 12 things that you should keep in mind about social…
IAM094 - Co-Founder & CMO Helps to Further Outsourcing & Insight Into How People Work
Oct 26 • 16 min
Liam Martin is the co-founder and CMO of TimeDoctor.com, Staff.com and is a co-organizer of RunningRemote.com the largest conference on building remote teams. After working with remote employees for over 10 years, Liam works on furthering outsourcing and…
IAM093 - CEO Helps Entrepreneur Get Their Message Out by Appearing as Guests on Podcasts
Oct 25 • 13 min
Jeremy Slate is the founder of the Create Your Own Life Podcast, which helps entrepreneurs live the lives they know they were meant to. He studied literature at Oxford University, Specializes in using podcasting and new media to create celebrity and was…
IAM092 - CEO Helps Organizations Overcome Technology & Customer Churn Challenges to Succeed
Oct 24 • 14 min
Nicole Maaguo is the Founder & CEO of Cultivate Ink, LLC a boutique tech firm that helps organizations overcome technology and customer churn challenges to reach new levels of success. Cultivate Ink accomplishes this by elevating strategic priorities and…
IAM091 - Entrepreneurs Develops App That Helps People Fight Social Isolationism & Experience The Best of Life
Oct 23 • 15 min
Michael Simonetta has a wealth of experience with product ideation and launching apps for the world’s most recognized brands. With his experience in business consulting and app development, Michael Founded Kibii, a social planning app that helps users…
IAM090 - Owner Helps Life Coaches & Wellness Entrepreneurs Market Themselves to Build & Grow Their Businesses
Oct 22 • 15 min
Matt Rosenblum is the owner of Advanced Life Coach Marketing, where he helps life coaches & wellness entrepreneurs build and grow their businesses. He’s worked with meditation apps, self-help book publishers, mindfulness content hubs, psychotherapists,…
CC091: Author and Business Consultant Supports Businesses & Shows How Business is ART
Oct 20 • 37 min
This was an awesome chat with Jon Umstead. Jon Umstead is an author and business consultant. He holds a Bachelor degree in Management Science and an Executive MBA. With over thirty years of professional experience, he has managed teams as small as four…
IAM089 - Business Strategist Helps Mompreneurs Raise Their Businesses while Raising Their Families
Oct 19 • 16 min
Allison Hardy is a Business Strategist for Mompreneurs. Through infusing their business with a hearty dose of automation, authentic social media driven by Facebook Live, and stepping into the role of an influencer through email marketing, Allison helps…
IAM088 - Personal Life Expert & Psychotherapist Helps People Create Extraordinary Lives
Oct 18 • 16 min
Jasmin Terrany LMHC is a Personal Life Expert. As a licensed psychotherapist with two master’s degrees from Columbia University, Jasmin invented Life Therapy™, a revolutionary method that combines Psychotherapy & Coaching + Mindfulness & Meditation. In…
IAM087 - Best-Selling Author & Workshop Facilitator Helps People Transition from Timid to Tenacious
Oct 17 • 10 min
Phyllis G. Williams is a workshop facilitator, best-selling author of the book, Thee Art of Me, and blogger. She went from timid to tenacious and now she’s helping others do the same through speaking and writing. She’s a small town girl with big dreams…
IAM086 - Strategist & Expert Helps Develop Leaders People ‘Want’ to Follow
Oct 16 • 16 min
Halelly Azulay is CEO & leadership development strategist at TalentGrow LLC. An expert in leadership, communication skills, emotional intelligence, and authentic networking, Halelly develops leaders that people *want* to follow. She is the author of two…
IAM085 - Speaker & Client Generation Expert Helps Entrepreneurs Grow Their Businesses
Oct 15 • 16 min
Mary Cravets is a Client Generation Expert and International Speaker who helps entrepreneurs significantly grow their businesses without working nights and weekends. Using her methods, the majority of her clients quickly increase their income 50-100%.…
CC090: 12 Things You Should Keep In Mind about Social Media
Oct 13 • 50 min
This is Talk Number 17 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the 3rd of 4 that I will speak about social media and what it is. In the last chat I spoke about social media and social media advertising and gave some…
IAM084 - Conscious Entrepreneur & Coach Empowers Others to Overcome Trauma & Thrive
Oct 12 • 15 min
Marian Bacol-Uba is a Conscious Entrepreneur, Transformation Coach, Speaker and Author. She empowers men and women to overcome trauma and adversity and thrive in mind, body, and soul through holistic wellness and conscious living.In addition to offering…
IAM083 - Nutritionist & Coach Helps Women Reclaim Their Bodies from The Diet Industries’ Unrealistic Expectations
Oct 11 • 14 min
Melissa Ronda is a certified weight loss nutritionist + wellness coach who helps women reclaims their bodies from the unrealistic expectations of the diet industry.Since launching The Honest Weigh in 2014, she has helped over 500 women lose well over…
IAM082 - Business Coach Creates Strategies Helping Clients Continue to Serve Their Communities
Oct 10 • 10 min
Mandy Snell is the Managing Director of FocalPoint Business Coaching of Virginia. She is a Certified Business Coach and Project Management Professional who loves working with small business owners, particularly IT and professional service businesses. A…
IAM081 - CEO Develops Software to Help Businesses Reduce Challenges with Finding Files
Oct 9 • 16 min
Michelle Eichner is the founder and CEO of Digitile. She works with businesses to reduce the challenges employees have finding files. Eichner is a seasoned marketer and SaaS software veteran with a deep understanding of the marketplace. Her more than 25…
IAM080 - Coach & Consultant Helps Entrepreneurs Bring Their Expertise to Life
Oct 8 • 16 min
Liz Czepiel is an executive coach & learning and leadership consultant. Serving as a strategic business partner, she helps entrepreneurs bring their expertise to life through the creation of various learning initiatives including programs, workshops and…
CC089: Former Lawyer Turned Serial Entrepreneur Explains How She Built & Grew Her Brand
Oct 5 • 25 min
This was an awesome chat with Lisa Song Sutton, J.D. Lisa, is a real estate investor and entrepreneur, holding ownership interests in several companies in the real estate, tech, retail and food & beverage industries, including Las Vegas’ #1…
IAM079 – Founder Leverages Her Skill of Intuition & Understanding to Help People Find Love
Oct 5 • 15 min
It all began when April Davis, Founder of LUMA - Luxury Matchmaking, realized she needed to take her skill of intuition and understanding people to the next level. If there was one thing she knew more than anything – it was how to help people find love.…
IAM078 – TV Host & Global Business Celebrity Build His Network of C-Suite Leaders
Oct 4 • 12 min
Jeffrey Hayzlett is a primetime television host of C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett and Executive Perspectives on C-Suite TV, and business podcast host of All Business with Jeffrey Hayzlett on C-Suite Radio. He is a global business celebrity, speaker,…
IAM077 – Innovator Creates a Virtual Wellness Platform Helping People to Conquer Health Goals
Oct 3 • 16 min
Jillian is the CEO & Co-Founder of Virtual Health Partners, Inc. (VHP), a results-based virtual wellness platform that provides live one-on-one nutrition appointments, fitness classes, and lifestyle modification by a team of wellness specialists.In May…
IAM076 – Best-Selling Author & Speaker Helps Entrepreneurs Write, Self-Publish & Tell Their Stories
Oct 2 • 16 min
Vickie Gould is a Law of Attraction business and book coach, best selling author, and speaker. She is the author of the new book (Released September 4, 2018), “Courageous World Catalysts 2,” an anthology showcasing over 10 entrepreneurs and their stories.…
IAM075 – Nutritional Chef Creates Healthy Dishes with a Modern Twist
Oct 1 • 11 min
Melissa Eboli AKA Chef Via Melissa is a nutritional chef based out of NY. Her services include event catering, dinner parties, cooking classes and recipe development. When she’s not in the kitchen, she can be seen making guest appearances on Dr. Oz , in…
IAM074 – Personal Development Coach Helps Young Professionals in Corporate America
Sep 28 • 16 min
Sydney is a badass young female entrepreneur who focuses her work on personal development coaching. After leaving her successful career as a Buyer in Corporate America due to severe burnout, anxiety and lack of fulfillment, she began her own Coaching…
IAM073 - Speaker, Author & International Radio Host Helps People Elevate Their Lives
Sep 27 • 16 min
Sean Douglas is a U.S. Air Force Veteran, TEDx Speaker, Master Resilience Implementer, Suicide Awareness Trainer, Performance Enhancement Expert, International Radio Show Host, and Author. His WHY is he’s a suicide survivor who hit rock bottom with no…
CC088: 16 Social Media Best Practices & Tips
Sep 27 • 45 min
Talk Number 16 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the 2nd of the 4 that I will speak about social media and what it is. In the last chat, I spoke about social media and social media advertising and gave some examples…
IAM072 - Social Entrepreneur & Activist Empower Trafficking Survivors Through Employment
Sep 26 • 16 min
Deborah is a social entrepreneur and a human rights activist. She dedicated the last 10 years studying the issue of human trafficking and working on counter-trafficking measures at places like the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Prior to…
IAM071 - Founder & CEO Runs Massachusets Based Global Marketing & Branding Firm
Sep 25 • 16 min
Paige is the founder & CEO of global marketing and branding firm Mavens & Moguls based in Cambridge, MA. Her clients include Microsoft, Virgin, Colgate, The New York Times Company, venture-backed startups as well as non-profit organizations. She graduated…
IAM070 - Speaker & Coach Helps Passionate People Unleash Their Inner Badass
Sep 24 • 15 min
Sandra Possing is a speaker, coach, and entrepreneur, who helps passionate people with big dreams and even bigger hearts unleash their inner badass. Through her 1:1 coaching, group programs, speaking, writing, videos, and social media platforms, Sandra is…
CC087: Founder of Concierge Medical Care Practice Delivers on His Vision to Provide High Quality Medical Care [LIVE]
Sep 20 • 37 min
This was an awesome chat with Dr. Vivek Sinha. He is the Founder and Medical Director of Belleview Medical Partners located in Alexandria Virginia which has a commitment to provide the highest quality medical care to his community. He was raised in…
IAM069 - Entrepreneur Helps “Infopreneurs” Launch & Grow Profitable Online Enterprises
Sep 17 • 15 min
In 2014, Bailey Richert left her corporate career to study entrepreneurship at MIT and launch her own online, location independent business with the goal of earning her own income from anywhere in the world. Today, she helps others realize that it is…
IAM068 - Coach Helps Female Entrepreneurs Start & Scale Successful Purpose Driven Businesses
Sep 17 • 13 min
Ruth is an author, coach, mentor and teacher who works with female entrepreneurs to help them start and scale successful purpose-driven businesses. She believes that success is down to a combination of mindset + strategy + action and works with her…
IAM067 - Social Entrepreneur Helps Bring Change to Workspace Members & the Less Fortunate
Sep 17 • 14 min
Originally from the U.K., we’re not sure if it was brisket or J.R. Ewing that brought him here, but he got to Texas just as fast as he could. Retail, B2B, Non-Profits and Hostage Negotiation, Mike’s background isn’t quite as varied as the hairstyles he…
IAM066 - Consultant & Trainer Helps Organizations Overcome Struggles, Clutter & Tediousness in Operations
Sep 17 • 15 min
Alex helps those who do good work be able to work better! Her consulting and training services help creative, mission-driven nonprofits and small businesses to overcome the struggles, clutter, and tediousness of day-to-day operations. Alex understands…
IAM065 - Founder of Apparel Company & Helps Young Children with Exercise & Eating Habits
Sep 17 • 13 min
Lori Tobin is the founder of SporTobin, a Hull-based apparel company specializing in workout clothing made in the USA for adults and children since 1991. Lori has spoken actively on the South Shore and beyond about healthy eating habits and exercise,…
CC086: What is Social Media? 20+ Social Media Platforms & More
Sep 15 • 44 min
This is Talk Number 15 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the 1st of the 4 that I will speak about social media and what it is. In the last series of chats, I spoke about SEO and things you should try to keep in mind.…
IAM064 - Founder & Coach Helps Business Owners Suffering from Chaos
Sep 11 • 16 min
Scott Beebe is the Founder and Head Coach of MyBusinessOnPurpose.com, and the host of the Business On Purpose podcast. Scott and the BOP team liberate Small Business owners from the chaos of working IN their business and help them get their lives back by…
IAM063 - Business Owner Provides Divorce & Family Mediation Services in a Caring & Empathetic Environment
Sep 11 • 16 min
Little Falls Mediation, located in Arlington, Virginia, offers divorce and family mediation services. Our mission is to provide a caring, empathetic environment where clients feel comfortable, safe, and empowered in discussing and resolving conflict.…
IAM062 - Entrepreneur Helps Financial Advisors Leverage Social Media to Grow Their Business
Sep 11 • 10 min
Jeff Titak is an 8 year veteran of the financial services industry in various capacities. He currently uses his unique collection of experience, intelligence, and creativity to help independent financial advisors navigate the intricacies of social media…
IAM061 - Social Entrepreneur & Owner of Insurance Agency Helps Families, Women & Girls Realize Their Dreams
Sep 11 • 15 min
Erin Lewis is owner and risk advisor at one of the fastest growing personal lines insurance agencies in the country - Goosehead Insurance. She and her team help families protect and realize their dreams by utilizing unbiased risk management expertise to…
IAM060 - Consultant, A&R Man & Journalist Helps Support Heavy Metal Artists
Sep 11 • 14 min
Matt Bacon is a consultant, A&R man, and journalist specializing in the world of heavy metal. Having worked with everyone from glam rock icon Phil Collen of Def Leppard to black metal titans Enslaved by way of legendary thrashers Exhorder as well as…
IAM059 - Consultant, Speaker & Trainer Helps Leaders Feel Superhuman
Sep 11 • 16 min
Hari Kalymnios is a consultant, speaker and trainer on mindset, resilience, wellbeing and how to feel SUPERHUMAN. He helps leaders become better self-leaders by improving their energy and vitality levels so they can attain high performance. He’s the…
CC085: Entrepreneur & Business Owner Helps People Get The Most From Their Apple Products
Sep 6 • 32 min
This was an awesome chat with Brian Cohen. Brian is a native of Long Island, New York, moved to Washington, DC in 1994 to attend American University. However, like many who moved to the nation’s capital for specific opportunities, he has stayed in the…
IAM058 - Co-Owner Starts Medical Facilitation Business After Experiencing Frustration with Canadian Health Care System
Sep 3 • 16 min
Christy Evon is Director and Co-Owner of Health Vantis, a medical facilitation business. She started her business after experiencing the Canadian health care system and frustrations with it while living there. Her background consists of a 14 year career…
IAM057 - Coach Helps Businesses & Associations Develop & Sustain High Performing Work Culture
Sep 3 • 16 min
Ron helps for-profit businesses and non-for-profit associations develop and sustain a high performing work culture in which people trust each other and communicate effectively. They do this through personality insights, and teaching and implementing…
IAM056 - Founder & Creative Director Helps Business by Untangling Complexity with Video
Sep 3 • 14 min
William Gadea is the Founder and Creative Director of IdeaRocket, a maker of videos for businesses. Since 2012 IdeaRocket has created videos for more than 20 Fortune 500 companies as well as a number of exciting new startups. His team works in a variety…
IAM055 - Trainer Uses Health & Fitness as a Catalyst for Mindset Shift
Sep 3 • 16 min
Zack Blakeney is the owner of Sol Force Training. He chooses love and he chooses to be happy. Both feelings are centered around his passion for helping his clients transform their lives. He uses health and fitness as the catalyst for a complete mindset…
CC084: 11 Things You Should Know About The Future of SEO
Aug 31 • 32 min
This is talk Number 15 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the 4th of the 4 that I will speak about the SEO and why it’s important. Last chat was about SEO and things you should try to keep in mind. This chat, I will…
IAM054 - CEO Creates a Rugby Brand Delivering Content, Community & Clothing
Aug 27 • 16 min
Scott Flear is the CEO of Rugby Warfare which is a rugby clothing brand based in the UK. Scott is a self-taught internet marketer having built and sold his first fitness site by age 19. Rugby Warfare started as a side-hustle whilst working as head of SEO…
IAM053 - CEO, Coach & Expert Helps People That Struggle with Sales, Marketing & Systems
Aug 27 • 16 min
Michela Quilici, CEO MQ Consulting and Business Training Inc. Michela is an International business growth + marketing expert passionate about supporting coaches, consultants and service professionals who struggle with sales, marketing and systems - to…
IAM052 - Self-Care Expert Helps Women Take Care of Their Number One Asset—Themselves
Aug 27 • 13 min
Sharon Roemmel, BSW, ACC, E-RYT, helps women who are excited about their purpose become equally passionate about taking care of their number one asset—themselves. As a self-care expert, she draws on over 30 years working in the wellness and empowerment…
IAM051 - Entrepreneur Launches Company to Help Women Who Suffer from Pelvic, Vulvar Pain
Aug 27 • 16 min
Tara suffered from Endometriosis and had many pelvic surgeries beginning at the age of 11. After creating a device to help with my Vulvodynia, a condition that causes painful intercourse, Her and her business partner and started a company based in…
CC083: Speaker, Consultant & Coach Helps People Find Their Perfect Fit Franchise
Aug 23 • 44 min
This was an awesome chat with Faizun Kamal. Faizun is a nationally renowned public speaker and career strategist. As a Franchise Coach with The Franchise Consulting Company, Faizun coaches people nationwide on making the transition from employee to…
IAM050 - After Practicing for Over 20 Years, Physician Follows Her Life’s Calling
Aug 20 • 12 min
Dr. Nicole Rochester is a physician, former caregiver to her late father, and the CEO of Your GPS Doc, LLC. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University, attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and completed her…
IAM049 - Entrepreneur Creates a Platform Offering Yoga-On-the-Go
Aug 20 • 16 min
Elnura is a founder of yoganect - an interest based platform that offers your yoga-on-the-go. yoganect makes is easier to connect with like-minded people and book your favorite yoga class or event in real time. Elnura brings yoga and business together and…
IAM048 - Entrepreneur’s Business is Dedicated to Raising the Small Business Success Rate
Aug 20 • 15 min
Frank Goodman is an entrepreneur from Washington, DC dedicated to raising the small business success rate through strategy, websites and apps. He went from trouble-maker to an accomplished Engineer and business owner. He has a BS in Computer Engineering…
IAM047 - Emmy Award Winning Producer Helps Clients Get Their Story Out to the Public
Aug 20 • 16 min
Anna is a multi-talented, Emmy-award-winning producer with more than 20 years of experience in broadcast and online-media. Anna tells stories, specifically her client’s story, using video, words, animation - whatever it takes to get your story out to the…
IAM046 - Personal Trainer Helps Clients by Focusing on Positivity, Self-Love & Happiness
Aug 17 • 11 min
Megan Loda is the founder of the Positively Fit Community LLC. She is a fairly new entrepreneur who has turned her passion into a business. Her personal training company is based on helping people become their best selves. Unlike most personal trainers,…
IAM045 - Author & Entrepreneur Trains Personal Trainers & Helps People with Rhabdomyolysis
Aug 17 • 15 min
Joe Cannon has been self employed since 2002 . He holds an MS in exercise science, he trains personal trainers and is the author of 8 books including the first book ever written on exercise-induced rhabdomyolysis. He’s been quoted in the NY Times, The…
IAM044 - Entrepreneur & Business Owner Redefines Healthy Within the Fitness Industry
Aug 17 • 16 min
Laurin Conlin is an IFBB Bikini Pro, holds her Masters in Exercise Science and is the owner of LoCoFit. The mission of her company and brand, and all brands she aligns herself with, is to redefine healthy within the fitness industry. LoCoFit provides…
IAM043 - Founder Helps Organizations Address Employee Absenteeism, Disengagement & Rising Health Care Costs
Aug 17 • 14 min
Nancy Sajjadi is the Founder of Life Quality by Design, LLC a business-to-business venture that helps organizations address issues of employee absenteeism, disengagement and rising health care costs. She is a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist who…
CC082: 12 Things You Should Keep in Mind About SEO
Aug 16 • 40 min
This is talk Number 13 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the 2nd of the 4 that I will speak about the SEO and why it’s important. Last chat, best practices for SEO and why it’s important. This chat, I will focus on…
IAM042 - CEO Leads Global Brand Focusing on Gender and Diversity in the Tech Industry
Aug 10 • 16 min
Kate is CEO of Women 2.0, a global brand that focuses on gender and diversity in the tech industry through programs, products and media. Website: http://www.women2.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/women2 Kate’s Website: http://www.katebrodock.com Twitter:…
IAM041 - Author & Speaker Helps Companies with Innovative Customer-Centric Strategies
Aug 10 • 16 min
Dr. Chip R. Bell has helped many Fortune 100 companies dramatically enhance their bottom lines and marketplace reputations through innovative customer-centric strategies that address the needs of today’s picky, fickle, vocal customers. Dr. Bell’s keynotes…
IAM040 - Culinary Coach & Kitchen Interventionist Empowers Individuals to Take Control of Their Wellness [LIVE]
Aug 10 • 16 min
Kristen Coffield, Culinary Coach and Kitchen Interventionist. Empower individuals to take control of their wellness with tools to help them navigate the complicated and overwhelming landscape of health and diet information. The Culinary Cure starts with…
IAM039 - Yoga Teacher, Counselor & Creator Guides Others Towards Self Master & Truth
Aug 10 • 16 min
Taylor Eyewalker is a superfood imbibing, kundalini and tantric yoga teacher, counselor, creator of the UNCOIL Method, shamanic healer and organic perfumer. Between blissful bouts of healing and leading, you can find the urban yogini traveling to connect…
CC081: Author & Entrepreneur Shows How You Can Do a Better Job of Networking & Be a ‘Superconnector’
Aug 9 • 33 min
Ryan Paugh has been at the forefront of building highly curated, technology-enabled communities for ambitious professionals. He first co-founded Brazen Careerist, a career-management site for high-achieving young professionals and ambitious college…
CC080: 15 Best Practices for SEO
Aug 2 • 40 min
This is talk Number 13 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the 2nd of the 4 that I will speak about the SEO and why it’s important. Last chat, the blog and why it’s important. This chat, I will focus on some best…
IAM038 - Nutrition Coach Overcame Depression & Eating Disorders to Help Others
Jul 31 • 16 min
Eleonora C. Bastos is a certified Integrative Nutrition Coach who has built her business around healthy living after overcoming 8 years of depression and eating disorders. Originally from Milan, Italy Eleonora has lived in Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles and…
IAM037 - Serial Entrepreneur & TEDx Speaker Helps Entrepreneurs Start Their Journey
Jul 31 • 16 min
Jeet Banerjee is a 25-year-old serial entrepreneur, TEDx speaker and digital marketing consultant. Jeet has launched 10+ businesses, sold 2 companies for a profit, spoken at conferences around the world and helps entrepreneurs start their journeys.…
IAM036 - Postpartum Mentor Helps Mothers Struggling with Anxiety & Stress
Jul 31 • 13 min
Lauren is a Postpartum Mentor who serves mothers who are struggling with anxiety and stress in motherhood. She focuses on three foundational blocks for healing: Self Care, Time Management, Holistic Healing Alternatives. Book: https://amzn.to/2Owkuz4…
IAM035 - Former Athlete Becomes Personal Trainer Helping Clients Meet Health & Fitness Goals
Jul 31 • 12 min
Maurice Williams offers a rare combination of advanced academic training, personal experience as a competitive athlete, and seventeen years of experience in personal fitness and training. That combination –- a strong understanding of exercise and sport…
IAM034 - Coach Helps Professionals & Entrepreneurs Redefine Abundance
Jul 31 • 16 min
Rebecca Brown is a Certified Money Coach (CMC)®, Certified Professional Coach (CTACC) and Laughter Yoga Teacher based in Reno, NV serving clients globally. She is on a mission to help professionals and entrepreneurs redefine abundance by bridging the…
IAM033 - Entrepreneur, Inventor & Award Winner Distributes Her Nausea Remedy Products Globally
Jul 26 • 10 min
Dr. Jacqueline Darna, also known as Dr. PukeNoMo of Pregnancy Pukeology Podcast, is the CEO and medical inventor of award-winning NoMo Bands. Dr. Darna made the life-altering change from medical professional to entrepreneur four years ago, and her…
IAM032 - Author & Pilates Teacher Coaches Pilates Teachers & Studio Owners to Grow Their Businesses
Jul 26 • 16 min
Lesley Logan has been teaching Pilates for 10 years, leading Pilates retreats in Siem Reap, Cambodia and Maui, Hi for two years and after publishing her book “Profitable Pilates: Everything But the Exercises” has been coaching Pilates teachers and Studio…
IAM031 - Visibility Expert Helps Established Entrepreneurs Skyrocket Their Visibility
Jul 26 • 14 min
Michelle Lewis, founder of Visibility Vixen® is a Visibility Expert who specializes in helping established entrepreneurs skyrocket their visibility, launch their unique show strategy and start landing press for their brand through her programs and…
CC079: Founder Launches a New Football-Inspired Workout in the Washington DC Area
Jul 26 • 31 min
Danielle Chelminsky has a Masters in Public Health Policy from George Washington University. When she graduated, she started working out in local gyms and doing spin, Pilates, barre classes, she ran a marathon and has participated in lots of different…
CC078: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) vs. Search Engine Marketing SEM
Jul 19 • 48 min
This is talk Number 12 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the first of the 4 that I will speak about the SEO and why it’s important. Last chat, the blog and why it’s important. This chat, I will focus on the…
IAM030 - Founder Helps Prepare Students with His College Admissions & Mentorship Company
Jul 16 • 16 min
Jason is the founder of Transizion, a college admissions and mentorship company that provides boot camps and tutoring on college applications, college essays, AP exams, academic subjects, and SAT test prep. Jason is a Brazilian Jiujitsu purple belt and…
IAM029 - Owner Focuses on Helping People Turning 65 or Getting Started on Medicare
Jul 16 • 13 min
Garrett Ball is the owner of Secure Medicare Solutions, a national, independent Medicare insurance agency. His company also manages 65Medicare.org, an online information-based resource for people turning 65 or just starting out on Medicare. Website:…
IAM028 - Entrepreneur Helps People & Pets Heal and Connect
Jul 16 • 12 min
Maribeth Decker is the founder of Sacred Grove, where people and pets heal and connect. Maribeth is an intuitive animal communicator and energy healer. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/sacredgrovepets/ Facebook group, Spiritual Pet People:…
IAM027 - Mother-Daughter Team Help Women Build a Healthy Body & a Balanced Life
Jul 16 • 14 min
Kim & Kalee Sorey are a mother-daughter team focused on simplifying healthy living. They are also Elite Independent Beachbody coaches. Their mission is to help women build a healthy body and balanced life. They provide tips to make healthy easy through at…
IAM026 - Sales & Marketing Professional Helps People Leverage LinkedIn
Jul 16 • 16 min
Jessica Koch has been a national Sales and Marketing Professional for more than 25 years. She has spent the last 10 years working with a consulting company, expanding the companies industries to include: National Government Accounts, Fortune 500 Clients,…
IAM025 - Serial Entrepreneur Leads a Nonprofit That Empowers Women Entrepreneurs
Jul 16 • 16 min
Heather Wentler is the Executive Director and a Co-Founder of Doyenne Group, a non-profit organization that seeks to empower women entrepreneurs. A serial entrepreneur, Heather is also the founder of Fractal and Madison Soup and a member of the organizing…
IAM024 - COO Turned CEO Helps Organizations Achieve Operational Excellence
Jul 13 • 15 min
Bonnie Ortiz formed O2 Consulting Group, a premier professional services firm, in 2017 after spending almost a decade as the Chief Operating Officer for The Partnership Federal Credit Union. A recognized expert in strategy formation, process improvement…
IAM023 - Co-Founder and Former Athlete Helps Her Clients Reach Fitness Goals
Jul 13 • 16 min
Christa was a two-sport division scholarship athlete in Women’s Fast-pitch Softball and Women’s Volleyball at George Mason University. After graduating she played with the Connecticut Brakettes, a Women Majors fast-pitch team. In August 2002 Christa made…
CC077: Recovering Scientist Helps Organizations Improve Their Influence, Impact & Innovation Efforts
Jul 12 • 34 min
Josef Martens PhD CSP helps organizations move their innovation efforts from good to great. Having completed his PhD in physics at the University of Cambridge, he was awarded several patents in the field of OLEDs (the materials that are used for high-end…
CC076: The Future of Blogging for Business
Jul 5 • 35 min
This is Talk Number 11 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the fourth of the 4 that I will speak about the blog and why it’s important. Last chat, we spoke about best practices and tips. This chat, I will focus on the…
IAM022 - Executive Life & Leadership Coach Helps Clients Make an Impact on the World
Jul 4 • 17 min
Catherine Wood is the Founder and Head Coach of Unbounded Potential, a personal coaching firm dedicated to helping rising star performers and entrepreneurs who are committed to making an impact in the world. As an executive life and leadership coach,…
IAM021 - Lawyer Turned Entrepreneur Helps Businesses File Their Business
Jul 4 • 15 min
Deborah Sweeney is a lawyer turned entrepreneur who runs a legal filing business, MyCorporation.com, which she acquired out of Intuit. She has successfully grown MyCorporation.com by focusing on top-notch customer service, and a long time customer value.…
IAM020 - Pastor Leads a Start-Up Church in Northern Virginia
Jul 4 • 16 min
Rev. Kate Floyd is United Methodist Clergy, currently the pastor of start-up church Arlington Commons in Arlington, VA. She’s originally from Georgia and Texas, married to Kyle and the proud mom to Sam and Daisy. Website: https://www.arlingtoncommons.org/…
CC075: Social Media Expert Talks About His Business & Why Pre-Selling is so Important
Jun 28 • 37 min
Eric Koch is super passionate about helping business owners unleash their creative powers to generate greater awareness, engagement, and leads from social media. In conjunction with his podcast-The Creative Marketing Zone, he offers a freebie Instagram…
IAM019 - Entrepreneur Takes People on Backpacking Adventure Vacations to Get Fit & Lose Fat
Jun 25 • 13 min
After a long career as a software contractor — it seemed long anyway — Steve Silberberg decided to toss aside nice things and financial security to start Fitpacking. Fitpacking takes people on backpacking adventure vacations to get fit and lose fat. He…
IAM018 - CEO and Co-Founder Experiences Rapid Growth Focusing on Making Legal Work Transparent & Accessible to Startups
Jun 25 • 16 min
Alexandra Isenegger is the CEO and co-founder of Linkilaw – the legal platform for startups and SMEs. At 21, Alexandra left her corporate law firm job, with a clear focus on making legal work transparent and accessible to startups. From 2015 to 2017,…
CC074: Things CEOs, Entrepreneurs & Business Owners You Should Know About Blogging
Jun 22 • 32 min
This is Talk Number 10 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the third of the 4 that I will speak about the blog and why it’s important. Last chat, we spoke about best practices and tips. This chat, I will focus on the…
IAM017 - Real Estate Investor and Serial Entrepreneur Juggles Multiple Interests & Ventures
Jun 22 • 16 min
Lisa Song Sutton, J.D., is a real estate investor and entrepreneur, holding ownership interests in several companies in the real estate, tech, retail and food & beverage industries, including Las Vegas’ #1 alcohol-infused cupcake company: Sin City…
IAM016 - Lawyer, Entrepreneur & Author Helps Clients with Consumer & Business Debt
Jun 21 • 17 min
Leslie H. Tayne, Esq., is a consumer and business debt-related attorney. She founded Tayne Law Group, P.C., concentrating solely on debt resolution and alternatives to filing bankruptcy for consumers, small business owners and professionals. Leslie has…
IAM015 - Entrepreneur Brings the 1st Cryotherapy Company to the DMV
Jun 21 • 15 min
Brandon Yu is the owner of Thrive CryoStudio, the first cryotherapy company in the DMV (Washington DC, Maryland & Virginia area). Brandon left the corporate world to bring cryotherapy, a trending holistic health & wellness treatment to the DMV area. Since…
CC073: Entrepreneur & Business Owner Grows Her Business with Her Community Involvement
Jun 15 • 33 min
Christine M. Searle, owner of Searle Business Solutions, LLC, is passionate about helping small businesses, non-profits, and individuals get the most from their resources and gain control over their finances and financial information. Her goal is to…
IAM014 - Co-Founder & Social Entrepreneur Helps People Volunteer with Animals Around the World
Jun 12 • 15 min
Nora Livingstone is a co-founder and CEO of Animal Experience International, a social enterprise and certified B Corp that helps people volunteer with animals around the world. Website: https://www.animalexperienceinternational.com Store:…
IAM013 - Entrepreneur Empowers People to Make Informed Health Decisions
Jun 12 • 15 min
I provide healthcare interaction services lending my 12+ years as an RN to guide my clients from a managed care mindset to preventative care. Website: https://kbcals.wixsite.com/homepage Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kbcals Twitter:…
IAM012 - Founder & Author Helps Businesses Promote Themselves and Increase Their Publicity
Jun 12 • 16 min
Kristin Marquet is the founder and creative director of Femfounder.co and she is releasing her second book “Publicity Jumpstart.” Website: https://www.femfounder.co/ Twitter: Twitter.com/kristinmarquet Instagram: Instagram.com/femfounder
IAM011 - Entrepreneur Helps Thought Leaders Get Featured & Connect with Their Ideal Customers
Jun 12 • 13 min
Tom Schwab knows how to build an online business. Marketing at its heart is starting a conversation with someone who could be an ideal customer. Drawing on his engineering, corporate, and e-commerce inbound marketing experience, Tom helps thought leaders…
CC072: 16 Tips & Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs & Business Owners with Blogs
Jun 7 • 31 min
This is talk Number 9 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the second of the 4 that I will speak about the blog and why it’s important. Last chat, we spoke about the history, layout of the blog, why people do and some…
IAM010: Entrepreneur & Coach Helps Connect Her Clients with Purpose, Balance & Show up Even Bigger
Jun 5 • 11 min
Ashley Bradley is a Co-Active Coach with a professional background in executive recruitment and consulting for high growth businesses. As a coach, she works with women who are ambitious, creative and introspective, helping them to connect with purpose,…
IAM009 - Entrepreneur & Corporate Event Planner Showcases Her Creativity & Attention to Detail
Jun 5 • 16 min
Mary is a former Award-Winning Hotel Conference & Catering Director who then pursued Corporate Event Planning with several large defense contracting corporations. Her creativity, attention to detail and negotiation skills resulted in savings of over $250k…
IAM008 - Entrepreneur Develops an Active Solution for Deskbound Employees
Jun 5 • 13 min
Patrick Harrison is a Kinesiologist and designer of the CoreChair. His first successful business focused on the design of specialized seating solutions for individuals who were dependent on wheelchairs for mobility. In 2008, Patrick leveraged this…
CC071: Author & Entrepreneur Explains The Power of Connection for Leaders
Jun 1 • 49 min
Michael Gelb is the Author of The Art of Connection: 7 Relationship-Building Skills Every Leader Needs Now. He is also the world’s leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development, Michael is a pioneer in…
IAM007 - Entrepreneur Builds Her Skin Care Line Focusing on Quality Products
May 28 • 16 min
After booking numerous modeling jobs for billion-dollar companies such as Merz, Best Buy and Pfizer, Zondra Wilson decided to launch a USDA certified organic skin care line. “Blu” manufacturers the only American-made USDA certified organic powdered facial…
IAM006 - Entrepreneur & COO Makes Wellness a Priority for Companies & Corporations
May 28 • 14 min
Hailing from Australia, Sammy is the co-founder and COO of Fitspot Wellness (Techstars ‘16), a certified Pilates instructor, and lifelong lover of fitness. After finding it frustrating to stay healthy in a typical 9-to-5 environment, she and her business…
IAM005 - Serial Entrepreneur Helps Women Discover & Plan for Their Life’s Purpose
May 27 • 13 min
Susan Rose is a serial entrepreneur, having founded multiple businesses over the last 15 years. She is currently CEO of Gutsy Happiness, where she guides women on the empowering journey of discovering their life purpose and creating a plan to fulfill it.…
IAM004 - How this Couple Grew Their Dental Practice Organically
May 27 • 15 min
Ed is the co-founder of Liverpool’s most popular dental and medical aesthetics practice and one of the fastest growing independent dental practices in the UK. They have an enterprise-level digital marketing suite and receive 35,000 users to our website a…
CC070: What is a Blog?
May 24 • 41 min
This is talk Number 8 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. This is the first of the 4 that I will speak about the blog and why it’s important. As I spoke about during Chat #62, I would argue that the website is the foundation…
CC069: How this CEO Helps to Ensure that Families & Loved Ones Find Their Perfect Place
May 17 • 40 min
Starla Bryant is the owner of Assisted Living Locators in Alexandria VA. Drawing from personal experience; she opened her Assisted Living Locators franchise to provide care and guidance to families when they need it the most. After Starla’s mother…
CC068: Why I’m Pro WordPress & You Should Be Too
May 10 • 34 min
Talk Number 7 in a series that will be come the You are a media company course. This is the last that will focus on the website and why it’s important. Today I’m speaking about WordPress and why it’s important and giving 7 reasons why I and a ton of other…
CC067: Author and Journalist Explains How to Build a Successful One Person, Million Dollar Business
May 3 • 50 min
Elaine Pofeldt is an independent journalist who specializes in writing about careers and entrepreneurship and author of the new book The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business (Random House, January 2018), where she looks at how entrepreneurs are scaling to…
IAM003 - Health Coach Empowers People with Resources to Live a Healthy Gluten Free Life
Apr 26 • 16 min
Connie works closely with women newly diagnosed with gluten intolerance and other food allergies. She empowers them with coaching, resources, and support through a step by step process to help them feel less overwhelmed and back on their way to healthy…
CC066: 10 Thoughts on the Future of Websites
Apr 26 • 34 min
This is Talk Number 6 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. The next 2 editions will focus on the website and why it’s important. Today I’m speaking about the future of websites. As I spoke about during Chat #62, I would argue…
IAM002 - How This CEO & Media Consultant Helps Contribute to the Media by Pushing an Effective Health & Wellness Agenda
Apr 25 • 15 min
Dr. Alexis Moreno is a consulting psychologist and founder of Wit & Reason. Passionate about the interplay between media, culture, and human behavior, she has decided to dedicate her consulting services to enhance media corporations and the creative…
CC065: How this Consultant Helps Companies and Organizations Operate with a Conscious
Apr 19 • 28 min
This was an awesome chat with Tyler Butler of 11Eleven Consulting. Tyler is a dynamic leader and creative thinker known for exceeding financial goals and identifying new revenue sources. She’s worked with the likes of companies like UTI, WebPT, Lyft,…
IAM001 - How This CEO & Founder of an Embroidery Company Starts Her Day with the Word
Apr 15 • 13 min
Cathy H Harkless, is the founder of Yhtack in Stitches. Yhtack in Stitches is a embroidery company offering embroidery & digitizing of logos, designs and images. They personalize, individualize and customize items. The talented team consists of needle…
CC064: 10 Website Tips
Apr 12 • 28 min
This is CEO Chat powered by CBNation.co and Blue 16 Media. Your choice for all your website design, SEO and digital marketing needs. Talk Number 5 in a series that will become the You are a media company course. The next 3 editions will focus on the…
CC063: How this Healthy CEO Helps by Empowering His Patients with His Chiropractic Care
Apr 5 • 36 min
This was an awesome chat with Dr. Benjamine Hopsicker of Alexandria Wellness Center located in Alexandria Virginia. Originally from Norwood, New York, Dr. Ben uses chiropractic care to improve the health and wellness in all areas of patient’s lives,…
IAM000 - Coming Soon
Apr 2 • 4 min
Check out the intro and outro for our new laser focused podcast featuring CEO’s, entrepreneurs, startups and business owners launching in July 2018. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/iamceo/support
CC062: What is a Website?
Mar 29 • 38 min
“Whether you know it or not, you are a media company.” This is the fourth installment in the “You are a Media Company” series over the year and a future course for entrepreneurs and business owners. During this chat, Gresham Harkless spoke about the…
CC061: How this Author, Consultant & Speaker Helps Businesses Transition to The Membership Economy
Mar 22 • 39 min
This is Gresham Harkless from CEO Chat powered by CBNation.co and Blue 16 Media. Your choice for all your website, SEO digital marketing needs. This was an awesome chat with Robbie Baxter. Robbie is a consultant and speaker who has been providing…
CC060: Marketing Defined & 6 Step Process
Mar 15 • 26 min
“Whether you know it or not, you are a media company.” This is the third installment in the “You are a Media Company” series over the year and a future course for entrepreneurs and business owners. During this chat, Gresham Harkless spoke about the way to…
CC059: How this Content Creator & Cultural Curator Helps Support Others with His Authenticity
Mar 8 • 31 min
This was an awesome chat with Michell C Clark. Michell is a Washington, D.C.-based social entrepreneur, cultural curator, and content creator. He shares his gifts with millennials looking to grow their brands, businesses, and overall public image. During…
CC058: You are a Media Company: Before We Get Started (Part 2)
Mar 1 • 22 min
“Whether you know it or not, you are a media company.” This is the second installment in the “You are a Media Company” series over the year and a future course for entrepreneurs and business owners. During this chat, Gresham Harkless spoke about the two…
CC057: How this IT Entrepreneur Helps Business Owners through His Cyber Security Firm
Feb 22 • 29 min
This was an awesome chat with J. Clemonts Jr. J is the owner of Technificient Solutions and he is an IT expert with over 12 years of experience in various forms of Information Technology and his firm Technificent Solutions focuses on cybersecurity. During…
CC056: You are a Media Company: Before We Get Started (Part 1)
Feb 15 • 25 min
“Whether you know it or not, you are a media company.” This was the second installment in the series over the course of the year and a future course for entrepreneurs and business owners. During this chat, Gresham Harkless spoke about the two most…
CC055: How this Entrepreneur Helps Food and Culinary Entrepreneurs Increase Their Likelihood of Success
Feb 8 • 25 min
Brenda Brown is the founder of Northern Virginia’s first Food Business Incubator. They offer facilities, business training and business development assistance for food companies—bakers, caterers, restaurateurs, food trucks and food product makers. During…
CC054: You Are a Media Company Podcast Course & Series Preview
Feb 1 • 18 min
“Whether you know it or not, you are a media company.” This is a preview for future Podcast series and a future course for entrepreneurs and business owners. During this chat, I spoke about old/traditional media and marketing and how it has changed, what…
CC053: How this Former Athlete Turned Financial Planner Helps Professional Athletes Build for Themselves & Their Families
Jan 25 • 37 min
Isaac Cooper is from iMC Financial Consulting. Isaac works with clients ranging from business owners to professional athletes that want to focus on bettering themselves and the lives of the families that come after them. He’s also involved in the…
CC052: You Are a Media Company - Free Agent Talk
Jan 18 • 89 min
“Whether you know it or not, you are a media company.” This was a presentation that I gave to a group of “Free Agents” in Washington DC area. The group included soloprenuers, small and medium-size businesses and organizations. I spoke about how to take…
CC051: How this Entrepreneur Business Owner Makes Credit Card Processing a Better Experience
Jan 11 • 44 min
Barry Parker the Owner of The Blu Group, LLC was born in New York and grew up in church. After graduated in college, he wasn’t sure what to do for his career and so he choose to join the NYPD. He was there during the September 11th attack and eventually…
CC050: The Power of Telling Your Story - The Story of CEO Chat & CBNation
Jan 4 • 24 min
Gresham W. Harkless Jr. is an entrepreneur and blogger. “Gresh” is the founder and Blogger in Chief for CEO Blog Nation (CBNation.co) and is the founder and digital marketing specialist behind Blue 16 Media. His other past ventures include founding…
CC049: How this Entrepreneur’s Suicide Attempt Sparked His Business to Heal Himself & Others
Dec 28, 2017 • 29 min
Luke Maxwell is the CEO and Founder U Can’t B Erased. Luke has one of the most inspirational stories that I’ve heard because he took what was a difficult experience and used it as a way to heal himself and others. As a teem Luke suffered from undiagnosed…
CC048: How this VP Built His Financial Services Business Positioning Himself Through Educational Seminars
Dec 21, 2017 • 27 min
Joseph Jones who is a Vice President at Axa Advisors, a global brand and organization that provides financial services. Joseph and his team provide wealth management services and financial education to help accumulate and protect the wealth of local…
CC047: Life Coach Turned Brand & Content Strategist Helps Entrepreneurs Cultivate their Authenticity
Dec 11, 2017 • 36 min
Marva Goss of Marva J. Coaching Co. is a veteran of the Air Force which I appreciate being that my father is a Air Force Veteran as well and she has a brand and content strategist company for female entrepreneurs. During the chat, Marva and I spoke about…
BONUS: I am CEO - A Battlecry & Motto
Dec 7, 2017 • 1 min
I am CEO - listen to the battlecry and mantra for CEO’s entrepreneurs, startups, business owners. I am CEO NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH THE JANITOR OR THE MARKETING MANAGER THOUGH I WEAR THOSE HATS. INVESTMENTS OF SWEAT EQUITY AND TIME HAVE LAID THE BRICKS TO…
CC046: Successful NoVa Real Estate Investor Launches Coaching Business to Help Investors
Dec 7, 2017 • 33 min
Brad Chandler of Brandchandler.com and Express Home Buyers is a coach, real estate investor and wholesaler who has successfully flipped over 2,100 houses since 2003. As the CEO of Express Homebuyers him and his team – so over 200+ real estate investing…
CC045: NoVA Ayurvedic Practitioner Helps People Improve their Self-Awareness & Discernment
Nov 29, 2017 • 35 min
Ileana Gonzalez, Ayurvedic Practitioner is the owner of Apurva Wellness. Apurva Wellness is based out of the Northern Virginia area. She has been a NAMA Professional Member since 2014. Ayurvedic Healing offers the 100% natural healing methods of Ayurveda,…
CC044: How this Social Media Influencer & Side Hustler has become a Global Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Expert
Nov 20, 2017 • 28 min
Ian Balina is an influential Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Investor, Advisor, and Evangelist. A former Analytics Evangelist at IBM, Ian is now investing in cryptocurrency token sales (ICOs).I thought the awesome thing about Ian is how he found a niche or…
CC043: How Publishing a Book Can Help You Become an Expert & Increase Your Authority
Oct 22, 2017 • 37 min
Bea Wray is the Chair, Entrepreneurship Practice of ForbesBooks and she spoke about the changes in the publishing industry, how Forbes Books helps people to develop and publish books, she gave a preview of her upcoming book and how she learned more from…
CC042: Entrepreneur Seeks to be the Light to Survivors of Domestic Violence & Sex Trafficking
Oct 6, 2017 • 25 min
Gayan Peart is the founder of the Elnora Foundation. Elnora Foundation, a 501C3 nonprofit, provides support and services for survivors of domestic violence and sex trafficking. Offering services in the DC Metropolitan area, we are located in Annandale,…
CC041: Wellness Coach Empowers Leaders By Focusing on the Who Before the What
Aug 21, 2017 • 53 min
Beth Schomp is an entrepreneur and wellness coach. She is the founder of Life On Your Own Terms, a health and wellness company based in the Washington D.C. area. She focuses on empowering and educating leaders and clients to live healthier lifestyles. We…
CC040: Wedding Invitation Entrepreneur Builds Her Biz Capturing the Essence of her Couples
Aug 14, 2017 • 37 min
Ashleigh Robinson is the founder of Type A Invitations based outside of the Washington D.C. area. Her company provides custom wedding stationery and fine art illustrations. A former graphic designer turned entrepreneur, Ashleigh spoke about her…
CC039: NoVA Yoga Owner Brings Innovation & Creativity to the Health & Fitness Industry
Aug 4, 2017 • 26 min
This was an awesome chat with Suzie Mills of Honest Soul Yoga located in Alexandria, Virginia. Suzie is a Healthy CEO which I loved to speak with because she’s isn’t your traditional yogi and she has brought a fresh perspective to the health industry. We…
CC038: Executive Coach and Consultant Provides ‘Space’ for Executives & Leaders to Grow
Jul 29, 2017 • 44 min
Charles Jewett is the founder, coach and consultant of Point Leadership. He specializes in working with leaders through growth, transitions, and challenges. He is an ICF certified coach, a graduate of Georgetown University, holds an MBA from Loyola…
CC037: Franchise Owner Attributes His Success to His Military & Contracting Background
Jun 25, 2017 • 19 min
Dan Derbes is the Franchise Owner of AdvantaClean located in Alexandria, Lorton, Manassas, Fredericksburg (Virginia). As restoration professionals in Fredericksburg, Virginia, at AdvantaClean of Lorton, Manassas, Fredericksburg, we are dedicated to…
CC036: How this Massage Therapist Builds His Biz By Listening & Raising People’s Quality of Life
Jun 16, 2017 • 30 min
Chris Link is the owner/operator of You Deserve Massage located in Alexandria, Virginia. The massage studio of You Deserve Massage is located in Alexandria, VA in the Kingstowne plaza. They also serve Northern VA by offering high quality in-home massage…
BONUS: 100 Entrepreneurs Discussion - How Entrepreneurs Can Use Digital Marketing to Increase Visibility
May 25, 2017 • 28 min
This was a live recording of a discussion that Gresham Harkless of Blue 16 Media did at 100 Entrepreneurs event in Ft. Belvoir in Northern Virginia. He spoke about why he started Blue 16 Media, why every company is a media company, the current state of…
CC035 - Healthy NoVA Franchise Takes The Lead & Creates Jobs Providing Support for the Aging
Mar 21, 2017 • 36 min
Michael San Juan the Executive Director of Always Best Care of Arlington which provides multiple options for seniors including an assisted living finder/referral services, in-home care and remote safety monitoring/remote home automation. Michael spoke…
CC034: Entrepreneur Uses Her PR Skills to Build a Community for Entrepreneurial Military Spouses
Mar 21, 2017 • 39 min
Moni Jefferson of Milspouse Creative and spoke about the following during the interview: • Her Background especially her experience as a military spouse • What PR is and why it’s important for business owners? • What is earned or trusted recognition? •…
CC033 - Best Selling Author & Attorney Explains How Getting Help Can Help You Business Land Mines
Mar 21, 2017 • 42 min
Nancy Greene Partner of Land, Carroll & Blair, PC and spoke about the following during the interview: • How storytelling and the law go hand and hand • How She works from Cradle to Grave with business owners • How she walks through various scenarios with…
CC032: How a Full-Time PE Teacher Runs a Successful Business Fueled By Passion & Purpose
Mar 21, 2017 • 34 min
Peter Baroody of Baroody Camps Incorporated spoke about the following during our podcast: • His background and how he started his sports camps • How he set a Guinness Book World Record and how it helped him in laying the foundation for his business • The…
CC031 - How to Build a Successful Insurance Business
Mar 21, 2017 • 34 min
This CEO Chat was with Donald Wilson from Farmer’s Insurance Agency. We covered the following: • The difference between Franchising & Owning a Farmer’s Insurance Office • Smart Selling • The importance of continuing education and how The University of…
CC030: Founder of Networking Group Explains How to Master the Art of Networking
Mar 20, 2017 • 37 min
Jim Ward the Found of the Freedom Networking Group with chapters in Virginia and Maryland talked about his background, his networking group and about the importance of networking for entrepreneurs and business owners. We talked about • Networking •…
CC029: How Managing Your Time Allows Entrepreneurs to Be More Impactful in Business
Feb 21, 2017 • 22 min
Corey Holeman is the President of the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce and also is very active in the community including owning McDonald’s Franchises as well as other business ventures with his wife. Corey told us about the Northern Virginia…
CC028: The Impact A Commercial Space Can Have on Creating Company Culture
Feb 5, 2017 • 39 min
Ryan Rauner is the Principal of The Rauner Group. He is a commercial real estate. During the Chat we talked about his business, what has allowed him to be successful and the impact that commercial real estate can have on building the foundation for a…
CC027: How This Attorney & Real Estate Agent Found His Niche Focusing on B&B Licensing
Jan 24, 2017 • 32 min
Charles Huang is the owner and founder of Huang PLLC. He is a licensed attorney and real estate agent. I talked with Charles about his business, AirBNB rentals and a different mindset that potential homebuyers should take in the industry when thinking…
CC026: Social Entrepreneur Creates Organization to Provide Hope for Northern Virginia Veterans
Jan 18, 2017 • 39 min
Angela H. McConnell is the President & CEO for Northern Virginia Veterans Association(NOVAVETS)and she is the Owner and CEO of Q Integrative Healthcare Consulting. She spoke about her organization, how she got started the impact that it’s having on…
CC025: How Taking Time for Rest & Relaxation Can Take Your Business to Another Level
Jan 13, 2017 • 37 min
Beth Freschi is a relaxation and life coach based in St. Paul, MN. She spoke with with us and provided some “life hacks,” tips and advice for busy entrepreneurs and business owners on how to achieve more success by taking time to refresh and recharge can…
CC024: Business Coach Sprouts a Community for Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners
Oct 19, 2016 • 40 min
Rita Goodroe is a business coach that has launched the Women’s Business Garden. Which has the mission of catalyzing women’s entrepreneurship and sustainable business growth and success through powerful education, mentorship and community. During the…
CC023: How this Biz Owner Makes the World a Better Place by Communicating One Animal at a Time
Oct 18, 2016 • 52 min
Maribeth Decker the founder of Sacred Grove discussed how her business started, how pet owners can be better communicators and how her publishing her book “Peace in Passing: Comfort for Loving Humans during Animal Transitions” helped her business.…
CC022: College Friends Turn Startup Co-founders
Jul 5, 2016 • 30 min
The 3 Co-Founders of The Haus Call (Killian Lewis, Crystal Allen & Morgan Winbush) discussed how their business started, how they balanced being in different parts of the country and other demands, how their startup works and advice they have for other…
CC021: Getting Your Business Organized from Day 1
Jul 5, 2016 • 29 min
Lakshmi Gupta is the founder of Money Equations Inc. Money Equations Inc. is a full-service tax and accounting firm with a highly skilled and competent professional team that provides one-to-one service to all our clients. During the CEO Chat, she talked…
CC020: The Importance of the Hispanic Community & Culture to Business
Jun 25, 2016 • 33 min
Michel Zajour is the President and Founder of the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. During the chat, we spoke about Michel’s background and what led him to start the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, how important it is for business owners to be…
CC019: How Entrepreneurs Can Have a Voice at the Political Table
May 23, 2016 • 28 min
Krysta Jones is the CEO and Founder of the Virginia Leadership Institute (VLI), a nonpartisan foundation dedicated to increasing the number of black elected and appointed officials throughout the nation. During the chat we spoke about Krysta’s experience…
CC018 - How Business Owners Can Leverage Technology to Be More Efficient
May 23, 2016 • 29 min
This CEO Chat, we interviewed Paul McNeal from The Sturgeon Group, a concierge IT Company for Solopreneurs and Microbusinesses. Paul spoke about his business, how he started his business, how older entrepreneurs and business owners can embrace and…
CC017: Simplifying Healthcare for Businesses & Individuals
May 23, 2016 • 23 min
For this CEO Chat, we interviewed Rachel Boryachinskiy for DMV CEO and spoke about her business, how she got started and she explained a little about healthcare and some of the things that her company does to alleviate stress and simplify all the changes…
CC016: Giving—The Most Important Word in Networking
May 22, 2016 • 37 min
For this CEO Chat with Jim Ward from the Freedom Networking Group, we spoke with him about his background and his experience as a salesman and a business owner and he gave us some golden nuggets on networking and how we can get the most out of it as…
CC015: Creating a Purpose Driven Brand
May 7, 2016 • 48 min
Julian B. Kiganda is the Founder, Bold & Fearless Transformational Life & Brand Strategist. She co-authored and published her first book with her sister, Christine St. Vil, entitled Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really…
CC014: The Impact Mentorship Can Have On Your Success
May 7, 2016 • 19 min
This CEO Chat interview was with Janice Omadeke from the Mentor Method. She talked with us about how important mentoring is, her startup company and how her background and experience without a solid mentor. The Mentor Method:…
CC013: Building a Business Through Relationships
May 7, 2016 • 37 min
Karen Alston is the founder of the Alston Marketing Group. During this CEO Chat we talked about how she got started with her business, the influence of AOL and being a 3rd generation had on her. We also delved into what entrepreneurship is and whether it…
CC012: Redefining & Expanding the Definition of Leadership
May 7, 2016 • 35 min
This CEO Chat we spoke with Gaea Honeycutt from G.L. Honeycutt Consulting & Hypatian Institute. She spoke with us about the definition of leadership, her community involvement and provided some advice for entrepreneurs and business owners. G.L. Honeycutt…
CC011: Unleashing Your Power Through Delegation
Apr 22, 2016 • 24 min
This CEO Chat was with Cynthia Dixon from Cynassist, LLC—a virtual assistant company based out of the Northern Virginia area. Cynthia spoke about her background and what led her to start her business, being self aware, understanding strengths and…
CC010: Entrepreneur Builds Relationship by Giving Back to the Community
Apr 4, 2016 • 37 min
Lisa McCurdy, the Managing Partner of The Wealth Counselor LLC started her business but stayed true to how she was raised by giving back to the community. In the interview she gave advice for business owners related to estate planning and asset management…
CC009: Honoring Her Name - Linmarie Concepcion Memorial Charity
Apr 4, 2016 • 28 min
Ednaline Concepcion, founder of the Linmarie Concepcion Memorial Charity, spoke about the charity, its beginning, some of its initiatives and advice for running the nonprofit organization like a business. Race for Linmarie is a 5k race fundraiser, part of…
CC008: Strategy for Your Business - Find Out What 4 out of 5 Business Owners Haven’t Done
Mar 29, 2016 • 51 min
Ron Imbach is a business coach, business consultant and business trainer who we interviewed for a post on DMV CEO. We touched on each of those different aspects of his business and key person insurance, exit planning and strategic planning. Website:…
CC007: Health Care Entrepreneur Fueled by One Ambitious Goal
Mar 25, 2016 • 29 min
Andrew “Andy” Koepke of CLRA Group talked about his passion for his business, how the importance of working hard was instilled in him from an early age and the ambitious goal he has for his company. Andrew Kopeke Website - https://clragroup.com/ DMV CEO…
CC06: Technology Entrepreneur Focuses On Problem Solving to Drive Success
Mar 24, 2016 • 31 min
Kevin Williams is the CEO of TekConnx a technology firm located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. During the CEO Chat we discussed his business, his story, how he stays balanced while staying involved and a sneak peak into some of the projects that’s he’s…
CC005: Building a Marketplace for the Small Business Owner
Mar 24, 2016 • 17 min
Quy Vo the CEO and Founder of Bloomforth talks about the 3.0 launch of Bloomforth, the process of building his business, risk and why the Washington D.C., Maryland & Virginia area is a good place to be an entrepreneur. Bloomforth website:…
CC004: How Entrepreneurs & Business Owners Can Fight Fear to Reach their Goals
Feb 28, 2016 • 34 min
An international coach, speaker, twice-published author, and holistic leader, Tara believes that dreams are the voice of our soul, and listening is our gift to the world. Tara Sage Steeves spoke about fear, how it manifests itself and gives us some tools…
CCOO3: Successful Network Marketer Harnesses the Power of “Why”
Feb 6, 2016 • 36 min
David Delevante has built a successful network marketing business. David talks about his book “I am Free,” offers tips and information about how to be successful in MLM and provides some tips for entrepreneurs and business owners on how to be healthier.…
CC002: Understanding Your True Color to Strengthen You & Your Team
Jan 27, 2016 • 35 min
I interviewed Marlo Watson from The Marlo Company. We chatted about her background, self awareness, True Colors, how to hire the correct person for the job and building a strong team. I decided to share the interview since there was so much great…
CC001:The Power of Coaching for Entrepreneurs & Business Owners
Jan 18, 2016 • 48 min
Today we have an awesome guest—Reginald Jackson, Sr. of Joyful Satisfaction Coaching, who is an business coach based out of the Washington DC area. We are going to spend some time with Reggie to learn more about him and his business, what coaching is and…