Episode 529 – Foresight 2020 – Forecasting Future Profits with Mark SA Smith

Mark S A Smith: Working in the world of technology since 1982, Mark uses systems thinking to help organizations successfully bring new, disruptive technology to market by orchestrating compelling, strategic conversations with executives. Mark’s authored many books including include his latest Pivot to Profit from IT Disruption, Security in the Boardroom, Linux in the Boardroom,…

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Episode 528 – Foresight is 2020 – Why You Need To Recommit To Email Marketing?

As part of my Foresight 2020 series (looking back to forge ahead to make next year the best year ever), I wanted to explore how and why I think email marketing is going to be bigger and better than ever next year). Looking into my “Zoltar” crystal ball, I can see that social media will…

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Episode 527 – Foresight 2020 – Optimizing Your Content Marketing Plan with Andy Crestodina

Andy Crestodina is a co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Orbit Media, an award-winning 40-person digital agency in Chicago. Over the past 20 years, Andy has provided digital marketing advice to 1000+ businesses. He speaks at national marketing conferences, writes for big marketing blogs and hosts a little marketing podcast. Andy has written hundreds of…

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Episode 526 – Foresight is 2020 – What You Need To Do NOW To Get Your Website Ready

It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which we call the Twilight Zone. At this time at the end of the year, it’s kind of…

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Episode 525 – Thinking Of Starting A Business In 2020? Start Here with Pam Jordan and Stan Padgett

Pam Jordan has worked with small businesses for over 15 years as a MBA Business Accountant and Fractional CFO. Also known as The Profit Finder, she has helped start-ups to multi-million dollar companies improve their profits, manage their cash flow and reach their financial goals. Stan Padgett has been a business trial lawyer for over…

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Episode 524 – How The Death Of A Pet Can Make Social Media And The World A Better Place?

It’s sad around here 😢 because our beloved Buddy Guy (100 lb – 10-12 year old) black Labrador has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. BG (as he was affectionally know) was beloved on social media. He was not a celebrity like Grumpy Cat or a TV star like LiMu Emu (and Doug), he was just a…

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Episode 523 – How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Your Business Meetings with Avish Bhama

Avish Bhama is the founder and CEO of Sonia Automation, a technology company that builds A.I. to automate client facing workflows. Prior to Sonia, Avish co-founded Vaurum, a bitcoin exchange, and Mirror, a fintech startup. Avish began his career as a derivatives trader and worked at Apple on their foreign exchange team. He resides in…

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Episode 522 – 5 Ways To Give Thanks To Your Clients This Thanksgiving

It’s The Holidays Season. Thanksgiving is the day we give thanks for the bounty in our lives. Has your business had a bountiful harvest this year? All too often we get too busy to step back and give thanks to those who support us. Black Friday is traditionally the first shopping day of the holiday…

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Episode 521 – How To Deal With Psycho-Drama In Business with John Faisandier

John Faisandier – speaker, author, trainer, counsellor, educator, entrepreneur Volunteer teaching in Tonga, Catholic priesthood, psychodrama training lay the foundation for compassionate Emotional Intelligence Expert John Faisandier. His work in a drug and alcohol treatment hospital and over 20 years as an entrepreneur and corporate trainer give him a unique perspective on managing emotions in…

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Episode 520 – Does it Pay To Join The Online Pay To Play Game? It’s a Gamble?

Social media has truly become more media, and less social. All platforms are based on selling something (mostly ads), and they tilt the scales in their favor. Business pages in Facebook are lucky to get 1-2% of their likes (fans) to see any post without boosting or paid advertising. Even LinkedIn is starting to clamp…

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