Ashley Milne-Tyte is my guest today and we discuss the importance of storytelling in life and business.  We also talk a great deal about why women are afraid to ask for what they want. I want you to watch this episode with Ashley. Did you see how easy that was — I asked for what I wanted.  So grab a cup of tea — or glass of wine — and let’s get this party started. Discuss the art of storytelling in radio and business Discuss her time at NPR and marketplace.org Talk about what inspired her to start reporting on…

Share Ross is my guest today we’re talking about what it takes to become a video rockstar – how to engage and hook your viewers. Share’s story is quiet unique as she spent her early years in the Metal Rock Band Vixen and accidentally became an early adopter and creators of webTV and video content.Discuss how being in the rock band Vixen helped prepare her for entrepreneurship Discuss what was her first eye opening experience to just make something work – how to make a situation work for yourself Talk how stepping outside your comfort zone can put you in…

Stephanie Sammons from Wired Advisor and StephanieSammons.com is my guest today. I love Stephanie, but I must admit I’m a little jealous at how good she is at building online influence. You’re going to love my conversation with Stephanie because she breaks down the steps to building online influence and shows just how simple it can be to stand out in a noisy crowd. I get a little jazzed up because she shares how important systems and processes have been to her business – you know I’m a little bit of a nut when it comes to systems – and…

Cliff Ravenscraft – The Podcast Answer Man — is my guest today and we’re discussing what everyone ought to know about podcasting and the impact it can have on your business. Cliff started podcasting as a hobby and has since turned it into a profitable business. He has produced over 3000 different podcast and has introduced multiple podcast training modules and courses.Discuss how he turned his hobby into a business Discuss how thousands of people found him by accident and the impact it had on his future Talk about how in January 2008 he had no idea how to monetize…

Jennifer Boykin is the mastermind behind the project — Life After Tampons — where the motto is “Quit Your Bitching. Change You Life.” Changing your life is up to you. I must admit I was immediately intrigued simply by the title of the blog and after reading some of Jennifer’s work — I was hooked. She’s snarky, funny, to the point and does not apologize (any more) for her beliefs and her mission to help others get their lives back. Her “Quit Your Bitching. Change Your Life” motto is EXACTLY how I feel, but I don’t always have the nerve…

Mayi Carles, the Columbian Firecracker, is my guest on today’s show . Mayi describes herself as a tiny artist with a T-Rex heart. We have a great discussion about being yourself and finding your authentic voice. Mayi does a great job with online videos and has paved her own path by being herself, standing out from the crowd and dominating her marketDiscuss how Mayi was born to create and the fact that she bought her domain name at the age of 15 Discuss how she helps creatives get organized and how she’s created a business out of this Talk how…

Sandy Jones-Kaminski – AKA, Chief Connections Officer at Bella Domain Media — is my guest today. She’s a networking enthusiast and accomplished marketing and business development professional. She believes in “Social Capital”, the power of networking and building social relationships. Sandy and I have a great conversation about the importance of networking and the impact it can and does have on your success. As a matter of fact, I’ve interviewed over 30 successful women for this show and everyone one of them have talked about the importance of networking and how it helped them reach their goals. It’s all about…

Elisa All is my guest today and she’s done what most people could only dream of doing. She started a company based on a gap in the market, within a few years grew it into a small media empire, and sold it to The Walt Disney Company. Kaching! Some people have visions of retiring to a beach, but not Elisa. Within a year, she stared a new media company – 30 Second Mom -changing the way we receive and consume content. Enter the smart phone, smart creator and content changer.Discuss how her background in journalism lead her to the creation…

Mary Juetten, is the Founder and CEO of TrakLight – an online software as service company that offers products for inventors, creators, start-up or small companies to identify, manage, and secure their intellectual property Copyrights, trademarks and intellectual property can all be confusing topics, so we’ve tried to break them down into digestible, bits of goodness.Discuss how she went from law student and graduate to the tech software business Discuss define intellectual property and discuss what it is and how to know if your have it Talk about protecting your intellectual property Talk about the difference between copywriting and trade…

Doing the thing that makes you happy — makes you who you are.  Doing what you were meant to do.  Do you even know what that calling is? I’ve thought long and hard about my calling. It’s teaching — helping other. This really isn’t surprising since a majority of my professional career in some part has been linked directly to teaching and leading. From my early years as a Respiratory Therapist, to adult education, to corporate training, to being a small business owner. It all circles back to teaching and leading — and it’s firmly rooted in small business. I’m…