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Ted Dintersmith

Most Likely to Succeed

a film by Greg Whiteley A Provocative Look at the Future of Education a film by Greg Whiteley Closed captions included 89 minutes  – WATCH TRAILER Synopsis Most Likely to Succeed examines the history of education in the United States, revealing the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today’s innovative world. The film explores compelling

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The Digital Marketplace

Digital transformation is the integration of digital technology into all areas of a business, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to customers. It’s also a cultural change that requires organizations to continually challenge the status quo, experiment, and get comfortable with failure. The Digital Marketplace encompasses all exchange of goods and services including

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General
Tracy Tanner

Think Networking is Hard? Relax and Try Something Different

Author Wayne Yoshida Principal Technical Writer | Contributing Editor | Senior Technical Writer | LinkedIn Optimizer Writer | Author | Magazine Columnist ________________________________________________________ Whenever anyone says “networking is hard,” I always tell them to look at it from a different angle. I tell them about a conversation I had with my retired elementary school teacher

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 56: An African Entrepreneurship Journey-with Alex Kalanda-Ceo Ayambe

Ep 56: An African Entrepreneurship Journey-with Alex Kalanda-Ceo Ayambe Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, The Savvy Founder interviews Alex Kalanda, CEO and Founder of Ayambe Talent Solutions. This interview is a great example of the entrepreneurial journey and spirit; it’s a lifelong job; entrepreneurs live to solve problems and make

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 55: Solving Big Problems, Best Practices For a Mission-Driven Startup – with  Joshua Wohle CEO Mindstone

Ep 55: Solving Big Problems, Best Practices For a Mission-Driven Startup – with  Joshua Wohle CEO Mindstone Podcast: Play in new window | Download Solving big problems takes a different approach – in this interview with Co-Founder Joshua Whole, we dive into the topic from top to bottom. The show is a bit longer than

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Podcast
Tracy Tanner

What is Blockchain Technology?

Blockchain Technology is a distributed database that is shared among the nodes of a computer network. Our speaker Neil Sahota will talk to us about the technology. As a database, a blockchain stores information electronically in digital format. Blockchains are best known for their crucial role in cryptocurrency systems, such as Bitcoin, for maintaining a

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 52: Fluent in Startups?  Gavin Dove Will Get You Speaking Startup Journey Success, Fast!

Ep 52: Fluent in Startups?  Gavin Dove Will Get You Speaking Startup Journey Success, Fast! Podcast: Play in new window | Download Are you fluent in startups? Need to become fluent? Need to shorten your startup journey? Then listen to this episode with Gavin Dove, co-founder of Fluent.co. His company tagline is “Learn languages by browsing

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 51: To Build a Better Startup – Keep Changing Your Attitude

Ep 51: To Build a Better Startup – Keep Changing Your Attitude Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this 51th Episode, The Savvy Founder continues to reflect on the first 50 episodes, and shares his second biggest learning – Attitude The dictionary definition says: attitude is a settled way of thinking or feeling about someone or

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HOP Nation
Corey Sigvaldason

Ep 36 – ED SOO HOO Business Alliances Lead, Lenovo

This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you

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HOP Nation
Corey Sigvaldason

Ep 35 – DARREN JACKLIN Board Member, Advisor, Philanthropist

[embedded content] For over 25 years, Darren Jacklin has travelled 4 continents and personally trained over 1 million people in over 50 countries. He has mentored entrepreneurs and business owners on specific and measurable strategies. These strategies have then been implemented into businesses to increase income, transform obstacles into cash flow and turn passion into

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 50: The 4-Letter Word Every Entrepreneur Should Know!

Ep 50: The 4-Letter Word Every Entrepreneur Should Know! Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this 50th Episode, The Savvy Founder reflects on the journey and shares his top learnings. Philip Topham covers how he came to start the podcast and what he’s learned about doing the show itself. He also shares the one

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HOP Nation
Corey Sigvaldason

Ep 34 – RON GREENBERG Founder and CEO of GROWBILIZE

[embedded content] Ron Greenberg is the founder and CEO of GROWBILIZE, a global, strategic consultancy focused on enabling organizations deliver results within their most valuable accounts, through a unique account-based sales and marketing planning process. Ron has delivered significant business results for a wide range of companies and clients, in large enterprises and startups. He

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The Ever-Growing Knowledge Metaverse is an immersive world built from the ground up to help and inspire. Through a world combining the real world around us with digital information, plus the addition of an XR-enabled universe, a network of users across thousands of locations, the knowledge metaverse is being created as a digital grassroots movement. Learn About The Metaverse and its Business Drivers Entrepreneurship Opportunities including Designing and Applications VR, AR, AI, and Digital Twins Examples from Las Vegas and IBM Lidar Scanning and its Educational & Commercial Applications Avatars
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The Ever-Growing Knowledge Metaverse

The Ever-Growing Knowledge Metaverse is an immersive world built from the ground up to help and inspire. Through a world combining the real world around us with digital information, plus the addition of an XR-enabled universe, a network of users across thousands of locations, the knowledge metaverse is being created as a digital grassroots movement.

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Do This to Level Up Your Customer-Experience Management Game

CX has become a lead indicator of performance, change and company culture, but what are the best ways of fueling a passion for it among employees? By Phil Prosser March 15, 2022 Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In February of 2020, Harvard Business Review published an article by Rob Markey that included

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 48: Finding Entrepreneurship in America’s Heartland – Steve Silver Infrawear

Ep 48: Finding Entrepreneurship in America’s Heartland – Steve Silver Infrawear Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, Steve Silver shares his fast-moving entrepreneurial journey. Steve shares how covid, temporarily ended him organizing entrepreneurial investor conferences across the U.S; Only to wind up in New York at the height of Covid, with

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Marketing and Manufacturing Collaboration

By DeVerges Jones My marketing career has spanned several decades. In many instances departmental/divisional silos still exist. While collaboration is talked about a lot in some cases it is not practiced. However, it is improving and the need for team work and collaboration is still very important. While several things have evolved – notice I did not use changed most basic

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Introduction to the Series – Emerging Workforce 2022

Dr. Cathleen Greiner, PhD, in her role as Regional Director, Business & Entrepreneurship Sector of the OC Community Colleges, is focused on upskilling, reskilling, and preparing our students and the community for the future of work. REGISTRATION We have an exciting 3-Part Series, entitled Emerging Workforce 2022, beginning this month that focuses on new and

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 46: Founder Story – Equity Crowdfunding, Investors, Hiring with Arjun Rai, HelloWoofy

Ep 46: Founder Story – Equity Crowdfunding, Investors, Hiring with Arjun Rai, HelloWoofy Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, Arjun Rai, CEO, and founder of HelloWoofy shares his founder story. He shares what it really takes to build a high-growth high-tech scalable business.  HelloWoofy now leverages augmented reality and artificial intelligence

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 45: Get Rid of the Competition: Jumping Hurdles with Trevor Thoma, Rideshine

Ep 45: Get Rid of the Competition: Jumping Hurdles with Trevor Thoma, Rideshine Podcast: Play in new window | Download Trevor Thoma, CEO, and Co-founder for Rideshine, authentically shares some fantastic advice on product-market-fit; over-coming competition; hiring; market size; listening to the customer; showing up like you belong. On competition – “We treat hurdles like

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 44: Are Some Founders Just Luckier? Make Your Own Luck

Ep 44: Are Some Founders Just Luckier? Make Your Own Luck Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, we expand on Episode 42, Neil Shah’s “Surface Area of Luck” – Are some founders just luckier?  We share two different examples of how luck works. The first is the “lucky” pivot. Second, you might

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 38: Exploring the Venture Studio, Startup Accelerator Model with Operate Studio’s Carey Ransom

Ep 38: Exploring the Venture Studio, Startup Accelerator Model with Operate Studio’s Carey Ransom Podcast: Play in new window | Download Silicon Valley Bank reports that there are over 200 startup accelerators in the United States. They each have a different model and value proposition. In this conversation, I sit down with Operate Studio’s founder

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 43: Startup Founder from Apprentice, Journeyman towards Master – With Neil Shah

Ep 43: Startup Founder from Apprentice, Journeyman towards Master – With Neil Shah Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, Neil Shah shares his startup founder journey from apprentice to journeyman and towards master.  Neil shares stories about his first startup, a social enterprise; and then joining a corporate job, only to realize

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 42: How to Build a Better Startup? The Covid Pivot, Turning Down Money, a Conversation with Ethan Glass

Ep 42: How to Build a Better Startup? The Covid Pivot, Turning Down Money, a Conversation with Ethan Glass Podcast: Play in new window | Download Another real conversation with a real entrepreneur, Ethan Glass. In this episode, Ethan shares his journey on what it takes to tackle industry and build a great business.  In that

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 41: Founders Need Passion and Focus, Right?

Ep 41: Founders Need Passion and Focus, Right? Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this Episode, Shark Tank Season 13 Episode 11- teaches us something about Focus and Coachability. On Shark, Lori Greiner asked Leila Sham, founder of TA3, would you consider licensing your swimsuit shaping product. The response “I’d never do that”.  With

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Leadership
Tracy Tanner

When We Think of a Great Leader…

Introduction When I think of a great leader… [fill in the blank] There have been moments in my career where I just knew that my manager or even a colleague had it dialed in. They were really good at leading while others may not have had that “it” factor. So what differentiates one from another.

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 40: NFTs, Travel and Startup Advice with Justin Myers – Explorest

Ep 40: NFTs, Travel and Startup Advice with Justin Myers – Explorest Podcast: Play in new window | Download Be inspired. Take a listen to some excellent advice from someone who left corporate, as a linear thinker to become a successful blue ocean creative entrepreneur. Justin’s advice: Building is intense, subdue intensity, by breaking things

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Ubuntu Leadership: Leading with Humanity

I attended a LinkedIn live event this week run by the Humanity Vibe Zone forum, (Charisse Fontes, Maria Vargas, and Andrea K. Summers) discussing how we lead with Humanity. They quickly unwrapped the concept that leaders must lead with humanity especially in the current times. Many of us have been leading with humanity for some

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Empowerment
Jean-Pierre Fallou

4 Societal Norms You Must Break to Be True to Yourself

When is a rule, not a rule? We grow up thinking many things are set in stone. There are rules all around us. Some for fire safety. Some to protect our possessions. Some to keep things the way they’ve always been. What becomes more complicated is the idea of societal norms. A societal norm is

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 39: The Top 3 Tips to Shorten your Startup Journey

Ep 39: The Top 3 Tips to Shorten your Startup Journey Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode, we share the three most important tips to shorten your startup journey. No matter if you are seasoned CEO, startup founder, or future leader – these three tips, what we call a mental model,

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Kolena Corporation Corporation
Finance
Jean-Pierre Fallou

What Determines the Interest Rate on your Small Business Loan

I was speaking to my banker friend Christopher awhile ago and I asked him what is the first question you hear a lot when working with small business?  He told me that the question that comes up alot is “What is the interest rate?”.   As we talked, Christopher told me that there are many factors

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Tracy Tanner

Overall Qualities of an Exceptional Nurse Leader

We often think about leadership from a corporate executive perspective. However, there are leaders in our everyday lives, outside of corporate America, that can make a huge impact on the people they serve. The following was extracted from an article entitled, 7 Leadership Styles In Nursing: How Do They Impact You? The bulleted list below

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 38: Exploring the Venture Studio, Startup Accelerator Model- with Carey Ransom of Operate Studio

Ep 38: Exploring the Venture Studio, Startup Accelerator Model- with Carey Ransom of Operate Studio Podcast: Play in new window | Download Silicon Valley Bank reports that there are over 200 startup accelerators in the United States. They each have a different model and value proposition. In this conversation, I sit down with Operate Studio’s

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Leading Differently

We all talk about leading but what will it to approach leading differently today? A conference held in the UK a few years ago was summarized in this Forbes article. Surprisingly these techniques hold true today. How to Lead Differently, by Sally Percy, outlines three concepts to effectively lead differently given the circumstances of the

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Las Vegas eLearning Company | The Future of Work with Kolena
Leadership
Tracy Tanner

Opposites Attract

You may have heard the phrase, “opposites attract”. Some believe in this concept from a relationship perspective and others don’t. Where did this phrase comes from and how it applies in business is the focus in this blog. In 1785, French physicist Charles Augustin de Coulomb (https://www.britannica.com/biography/Charles-Augustin-de-Coulomb) developed an experimental law which stated that like

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Mentorship
Tracy Tanner

The Benefits of Having a Mentor

Have you ever thought about having a mentor? Mentors can be useful for many people; students, employees, entrepreneurs, or even just in your personal lives. Below are some of the main benefits of having a mentor. They’ll Give You Advice As you work towards achieving your goals, chances are your mentor will have some advice

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Las Vegas eLearning Company | The Future of Work with Kolena
Mentorship
Jean-Pierre Fallou

Why Is Mentorship Important?

Maybe you’ve been struggling a bit in life, and a friend or family member has suggested that you try out a mentor. You might be hesitant, wondering why a mentor is even important. But mentorship is important for several of the following reasons. Mentors Provide Knowledge No matter who you are or what field you

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 36: Angels and Getting Funded- Things to Know with David Friedman [Replay]

Ep 36: Angels and Getting Funded- Things to Know with David Friedman [Replay] Podcast: Play in new window | Download As the year winds down, and I reflect on all the conversations and brilliant guests. I realized the “founder” attitude is a remarkable mindset. Our world is changing rapidly – socially, economically, technologically. Small businesses

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Las Vegas eLearning Company | The Future of Work with Kolena
Mentorship
Christy Castaneda

The Benefits of Being a Mentor

Have you ever thought about being a mentor? It might seem like a lot of work (and it is), but becoming a mentor can be a truly rewarding experience, and there are many benefits to becoming a mentor. You’ll Become A Better Communicator As a mentor, you’ll be communicating with people frequently. Although you likely

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Kolena Corporation
Empowerment
Tracy Tanner

Leaders: Think BOLD! Be BOLD!

I’ve had the honor to share my life experiences over the past two years in speaking with college students and educational professionals. This has provided me an additional framework of confidence that was needed to persevere in times of turbulence. Based on my core message, my hope has been and continues to be to inspire

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Kolena Corporation Corporation
Lifestyle
Jean-Pierre Fallou

5 Steps to Changing Your Money Mindset with EFT

You might have heard of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) that has been used for years to help in everything from anxiety to pain relief. But did you know that EFT can also be used to change your money mindset and set you up for financial success? It might sound crazy on the first hearing but

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Career
Jean-Pierre Fallou

7 Reasons Why Raising your Self-Worth is Important

Having a healthy sense of self-worth can change the way you feel about your life. Positive self-worth sets you up to have the energy and confidence to be your best you, to take on challenges and seize opportunities when they come up. Self-worth means you can have your best possible life. The basis of self-dignity

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The Savvy Founder
Philip Topham

Ep 35: A Conversation on Startup Founders and Communication- with Rachel Randolph

Ep 35: A Conversation on Startup Founders and Communication- with Rachel Randolph Podcast: Play in new window | Download Worried about communicating well? Worried about presenting your pitch deck? Then listen up. It’s no wonder that this episode is an easy-flowing conversation with communications coach, Rachel Randolph.  We discuss how to become a better communicator. We

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Kolena Corporation
Empowerment
Christy Castaneda

Why Knowing Your Life’s Purpose is Important

You might feel that holding down a job, getting ahead and taking care of your family is enough, without worrying about your life’s purpose. But taking the time to work out your calling in life is not a luxury or escapism, it is important for helping you live a more meaningful and successful life. Think

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Leadership
Raamon Newman

Why the leadership industry has failed

“According to a report by Deloitte, organizations around the globe invest approximately $46 billion annually on leadership development programs. Many of these leadership-development efforts, however, have failed to improve the state of leadership and have shown very few tangible results. In a scathing indictment of the leadership industry, Harvard lecturer and founder of the Center

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