Dennis Franks is Native of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, son of a steel worker. Played football at University of Michigan where he was a three year letterman and starter as an Offensive Center. Honors included All-Big Ten and Second team All-American.
Went into the NFL as a Free Agent, my size was questionable, considered too small at 6'2" 250 pounds but my pedigree was exceptional. He was released in my first year on the last cut, and made the Team ( Philadelphia Eagles) the following year in 1976.
Made his $1,000,000 in 1983 Through net work marketing by selling weight
Today, he remains passionate and support Market America as the Executive Vice President of Global Sales.
Eric Gorges is host and executive producer of “A Craftsman’s Legacy,” seen nationally on PBS stations and the Create channel. He is also the owner of custom motorcycle shop Voodoo Choppers in Detroit.
You can find him at www.craftsmanslegacy.com
Daniel Wallock is a marketer, heart condition survivor, and published author. Daniel’s done projects with over 50 companies including BMW i Ventures, The American Heart Association, Amazon Studios, Girl’s Inc, and Sarah Lawrence College.
Daniel has been interviewed in The Huffington Post, Forbes, TheNextWeb, and he has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and Yahoo News. In the last 12 months, Daniel helped successfully market Perseus Mirrors and OneX, two crowdfunding campaigns, both of which raised over $100,000.
Manu “Swish” Goswami is a 20 year old TEDx speaker, venture capitalist (at JB Fitzgerald Venture Capital), LinkedIn Youth Editor and serial entrepreneur. He has won Plan Canada's Top 20 under 20, the United Nation’s Outstanding Youth Leadership award and Startup Canada's Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
He’s also been recognized as "one of the world's most accomplished teenagers" by Future Sharks and the "Face and Future of Canadian Entrepreneurship" by UPS Canada.
President of X FactorMedia, Thomas F. La Vecchia, MBA has sold over $100 million and began X Factor Media to give business owners access to the best sales/digital marketing talent. In 2012 he developed a 4-Step sales process called “The X Factor Selling System,” which became an Amazon best-selling title. Shortly after La Vecchia’s successful selling system rose in popularity, X Factor Digital Marketing began; offering the best online marketing and sales training talent to its clients. X Factor Digital Marketing specializes in attracting, converting and retaining customers.
He recently took his Digital Marketing and Sales Skills to launch www.NewTheory.com which focusing on "mature millennial" topics as he's recently launched a podcast. He had some great guests on such as Perez Hilton, Dr. Miami, Nathan Latka and even a mob boss who was making $5 million a week who later turned a Christian Speaker (Michael Franzese) and of course Jeremy Slate.
Like most other successful entrepreneurs, Michael Marcial carved his own path to success. However, his path may not have been as linear as others. Michael hit a few bumps in the road and ended up living out of his car. After reflecting and figuring out his purpose and what fuels his life, Michael quickly turned it around and make 5k in 1 week!
He followed up that success with much of the same. Using his background and unique story to become an expert in developing and executing online courses.He has helped countless others develop their own courses, to make monetizing part of the journey and not just the end goal. Hope you enjoy this weeks episode, and hope you are taking steps to create life on YOUR terms!
Justin Lafazan may be young, but he has already been able make his mark on the entrepreneurial community. He started by creating Students4Students College Advisory, a higher education consulting firm and full-service digital marketing company.
He now focuses his time the Next Gen Summit. Next Gen is a global community and conference for the brightest young entrepreneurs worldwide to connect and collaborate, and get access to the resources necessary for personal and professional growth.
Michael O'Neal started his journey into entrepreneurship as a web designer. However after a few brief stints working for other people, he found myself to be truly unemployable around 2005, and have been on the entrepreneurial track ever since.
After a few turbulent years, Michael found his footing and path in internet marketing. Just a couple of short years later he started a Podcast called The Solopreneur Hour - Job Security for the Unemployable. It's aim is to show the other unemployable people of the world the correct path to business success on their own terms.
Brian Wallace is the President of NowSourcing, one of the nation's top infographic agencies based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH. and works with companies that range from small business to Fortune 500.
Brian also runs a regional event to make the Louisville / Cincinnati corridor a more competitive region (#thinkbig) and has been named a 2017 Google Small Business Advisor.
Jesse Krieger sits squarely at the intersection of publishing and promotion – having signed two publishing deals on two different continents and navigated the world of becoming a best-selling author twice. It has been his honor to work with 100+ authors from around the world to achieve their dreams of writing and publishing a book.
With constant exposure to books, trends in publishing and the latest marketing techniques for authors, Jesse has a superpower to see the meaning between the lines and create compelling titles, book covers and marketing language.
In addition to being featured on over 50 media outlets for his best-selling book Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Jesse has been an entrepreneur his entire adult life and holds degrees from University of California, Berkeley, as well as National Taiwan University and Beijing Normal University.
If you have heard of all of these terms that have to do with new currency, cryptocurrency or digital money of any sort; this is going to be the episode for you! We are going to take it back down to the most basic level. I know for me, there were so many terms having to deal with this stuff I just didn't understand it in the slightest. The best thing about this recording, is that afterwards I totally got it and understand it!
Our guest today is Dr. Julian Hosp, an expert in all things having to do with digital currency. He is going to break it all down and make it super easy to understand! So if you have been looking to learn more, be sure to check out the interview!
At the age of 16, Dr. Hosp moved away from home in hopes of becoming a professional basketball player in the NBA. After realizing that basketball may not be his best bet, he shifted his focus on going to medical school and becoming a doctor. During this time he missed the freedom and thrill of playing sports, so he decided to become a professional kite surfer... along with going to medical school. You can imagine this kept him very busy.
After school he made another tough decision and moved to Asia to start a business instead of practicing medicine. He is now co-founder of TenX, a company that specializes in blockchain/bitcoin. Dr. Hosp is now considered a blockchain expert and breaks down the basics in this episode to help you understand the world of blockchain. Enjoy!
Paul Colligan is passionate about helping others leverage technology to grow their businesses. His goal is to expand your reach and revenue, with reduced stress and no drama. His lifestyle and business strategies are designed to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today’s ever-changing information economy.
Paul has played a key role in the launch of dozens of successful internet products that have garnered tens of millions of visitors in traffic and revenue. He’s been the secret weapon behind dozens of best-selling authors on Amazon, number one podcasts on Itunes, and millions of views on YouTube. Previous projects have included work with StoryBrand, The U.S. State Department, Traffic Geyser, Rubicon International, Piranha Marketing, Microsoft, Pearson Education and more.
He is also a popular speaker on technology topics and has presented at events around the world including BlogWorld and New Media Expo, The European Business Podcasting Summit, Google Tech Talks, MacWorld, Social Media Success Summit, Inbound Marketing Summit, Social Media Marketing World and Microsoft TechEd. Paul is the CEO of the Podcast Partnership, creator of The Podcast Industry Report and has authored eleven books including current Amazon bestsellers How To Stream Video 2016, How to Podcast 2016 and YouTube Strategies 2016.
Paul lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and daughters and enjoys theater, music, great food and travel. If you are interested in his latest projects and his thoughts on the world of new media, visit http://PaulColligan.com.
Melinda is a serial entrepreneur, award-winning journalist and visionary innovator.
Founder and CEO of the predictive social intelligence platform Verifeed, she has pioneered an algorithmic way to get a growing and measurable Return on Authenticity™ from all those posts, tweets and shares. The ROA™ app is used by a growing number of aspiring thought leaders to boost their influence and impact via social media.
Melinda's grandmother was the first to spot her budding entrepreneurial career: "Your disruptive", she told the 5-year-old Melinda after she earned her first $100 selling door-to-door with her black lab.
At 22, she joined the Times of London as a media and financial correspondent, before moving to the Financial Times to launch and host daily TV business shows for CNBC in Europe and Asia. Her TV career spanned the BBC, ABC News and NBC. Melinda is also a single mom with two great kids. A meditation and yoga devotee, she believes personal growth and lifelong learning is vital to succeed in entrepreneurship.