We have all faced some form of rejection in our lives. Whether you were turned down for a date, or you couldn’t close that sale, being able to handle rejection is important. My guest today had the right mindset, which was the key to success after rejection. Her story will show you how constantly hearing a “no” can set you up for a “yes.” (more…)
Rejection is just a part of life. From aspiring entrepreneurs to sales professionals and everyone in between, we all have to hear the word “no.” How can you continue on without letting rejection crush your dreams? My guest today is here to tell a story of how a rejection letter paved the way for a successful career. Her story is a unique one, and can help you learn how to handle rejection in business and in life. (more…)
In today’s world, you need more than a great product to have a successful business. However, it can be confusing for many business owners to connect with customers. How can you build customer loyalty with limited marketing resources? The answer may be easier than you think. (more…)
Think carefully about the products you purchase or the stores you visit. Chances are, you only buy a certain brand of electronics, or you only frequent a specific coffee shop in your town. Building customer loyalty should be a goal for any business owner. However, you need more than just a great product to turn a customer into a devoted fan. With the right social media engagement practices, you can build a community of loyal fans. (more…)
Alexa. Siri. Cortana. Our voice assistants power our lives. The artificial intelligence technology behind these assistants has led to a societal change not seen since the Industrial Revolution. What is artificial intelligence technology, and is there something dark hidden behind these devices? (more…)
Launching a Business
If you are like many people, you dream of working as your own boss. Launching a business takes more than just a great product or service. You need the passion and determination needed to succeed.
During today’s interview, I speak with Brow Boost founder Tania A Speaks. Tania has been featured in Time, Forbes, and Black Enterprise magazines. At the age of just 17, this Hofstra freshman has already won numerous business pitch contests. She is currently majoring in entrepreneurship, and her story is an inspiring one. (more…)
Gillette Commercial Controversy
The Gillette Commercial Controversy was the hot topic of my interview with Hilary Topper. Hilary is the founder of HJMT Public Relations Inc. and in addition to getting her clients major media placements and social awareness she is an author, blogger, and podcaster.
What Gillette Can Teach You is a very powerful message on how to get attention for your brand. The Gillette ad entitled, “The Best Men Can Be” went viral and as of the writing of this post had over 28 million views on YouTube. This ad raises a number of important issues worth considering. As the owner or manager of a brand this is a conversation worthy of your time.
My conversation with Marty will take us from his days at the University of Alabama with Coach Bear Bryant to his career with the NY Jets as a part of the NY Sack Exchange, to life after football, his broadcasting career as New York Jets Radio Network Analyst, ESPN Radio and the amazing work he does with the Marty Lyons Foundation granting special wishes to children diagnosed with terminal or life-threatening illnesses.
Non-profits need to sell their ideas like any other business. Listen to my interview with Karen Suero as we chat about the business of Non-profits on The Profit Express. Karen has helped Nonprofit’s grow for over 15 years. Karen’s clients include the Archdiocese of NY and Philadelphia and Pace University.
Karen and I explore how non-profits can connect with donors and the community. We also discuss how nonprofit organizations can grow with fundraising.
Listen to my interview with franchise expert and best-selling author Tom Scarda. Tom and I discuss his new book Franchise Savvy – Six Strategies Pros Use to Choose Top Performing Franchises. Tom Scarda will share questions to help you chose which is the right franchise for you. Franchising creates millions of jobs and $2.1 trillion in economic output in the US each year. Find out why franchising might be the right business choice for you. Click here to contact Tom.