Steve Wright joins host Richard Franzi to discuss his latest entrepreneurial venture SpectatorShade! Steve is the inventor and CEO for SpectatorShare which was inspired while attending a sporting event. Steve played in the NFL for 13 years. His previous entrepreneurial success was Cloudburst Misting Systems creating the first NFL sidelines mist cooling system. Listen to learn about Steve's latest venture.
Entries Tagged as 'Leadership'
October 12th, 2012 · Comments
Tags: CEO Peer Groups · Manufacturing · Startup · Entrepreneurs · Closely Held Business · Strategic Relationships · Business Models · Customer Research · Strategic Business Plans · Brand Positioning · Executive Coaching · Niche Markets · Coaching · Patents · Leadership · Creative Services
September 22nd, 2012 · Comments
Armando de la Libertad, CEO of Delhi Center joins host Richard Franzi and discusses his organization and their annual fund raiser on October 26, 2012.
Andrea Kooiman, Co-Founder of We Rock talks about her 3-year old non profit focused on helping middle school aged boys and girls prepare to safely run and finish the Annual Orange County Marathon.
September 4th, 2012 · Comments
Dan Simon, President of Heliae talks with host Richard Franzi about his latest venture which is developing algae technology for a variety of applications. Dan has over 20 years experience as a senior executive and entrepreneur.
Douglas Cain, President of Lake Truck Lines and Lake Oilfield Services joins the show to share the story of his firm which was started by his father Joe Cain, Sr. in 1949 delivering fertilizer to farmers. Douglas Cain took the firm over in 1982 and has grown it into a firm focused in the drilling products sector providing transportation services to customers such as Halliburton, Compass Energy Services, Baker Hughes, etc.
Tags: General Interest · CEO Peer Groups · Manufacturing · Business Flexibility · Entrepreneurs · Healthcare · Differentiated Business Models · Business Models · Customer Research · Brand Positioning · Green Industry · Niche Markets · Leadership · Engineered Solutions · Oil & Gas Industry
August 28th, 2012 · Comments
Jeff Shattuck, President of Dot Fulfillment joins host Richard Franzi to discuss the fulfillment industry, his firm and the role technology is playing within fulfillment.
Tags: CEO Peer Groups · Differentiated Business Models · Business Models · Customer Service · Brand Positioning · Green Industry · Partnerships · Leadership · Internet Marketing · Information Technology · Direct Marketing
August 11th, 2012 · Comments
Daniel Ozbun, Founder of Daniel's Moving and Storage is the featured guest and he shares a wide range of ideas based on his experience starting and growing his moving and storage firm. Daniel has built a company with multiple locations in Arizona and Kansas while creating a company culture focused on the client. Make sure to spend time listening and learning from this special entrepreneur.
Tags: CEO Peer Groups · Business Flexibility · Entrepreneurs · Family Owned Business · Closely Held Business · Differentiated Business Models · Business Models · Moving and Storage · Brand Positioning · Leadership · Capital Investment
July 20th, 2012 · Comments
Shelly Holland, President and CEO of Jomar Association Services joins host Richard Franzi to discuss her path as an entrepreneur and business owner. She also talks about selling her firm to a national firm where she is now a senior executive.
Michael Araten, President & CEO of K'Nex brings the story of the business he now leads. They are a 3rd generation family business in the plastic injection molding industry. Today they have a global brand in the construction toy market and through the use of automation and advanced manufacturing techniques make all their products domestically. Learn more about how to compete in the global marketplace from Michael.
Tags: General Interest · Manufacturing · Entrepreneurs · Technology · Marketing · Family Owned Business · Closely Held Business · Suppliers · Business Models · Construction · Brand Positioning · Retail · Patents · Leadership · Consulting Services · Toy Industry · Engineered Solutions · Michael Araten
July 16th, 2012 · Comments
JoAnn Boone, President of Rio San Antonio Cruises joins the show to discuss the business she owns as well as sharing how she turned around a failing enterprise using a surprisingly simply yet highly effective gameplan. Listen to this interview to learn more about the straightforward steps JoAnn followed with amazing results.
Tags: General Interest · Re-inventing Business · Culture · Entrepreneurs · Brand Repositioning · Hiring Employees · Business Models · Hospitality Industry · Customer Service · Strategic Business Plans · Community Events · Recreational Industry · Entertainment · Retail · Women Owned Business · Leadership · Local Online Marketing
July 16th, 2012 · Comments
Ash Patel, Founder and COO Premier Commercial Bank joins the show and talks about the challenges facing the banking industry. Ash shares some of the many lessons he has learned during his 22 years as a professional banker.
Jeff Black, Partner McDermott and Bull brings his knowledge of the executive search industry to the show. Jeff discusses a variety of topics to help CEOs and business owners gain insight into the current environment for finding executive talent.
Tags: General Interest · Master Mind · Mastermind · Entrepreneurs · Hiring Employees · Differentiated Business Models · Customer Service · Brand Positioning · Real Estate · Personal Branding · Outplacement Services · Human Resources · Leadership · Consulting Services · Banking
June 27th, 2012 · Comments
Cheryl Beck, Founder and CEO of Bold Girlz is host Richard Franzi's featured guest for the entire show. Bold Girlz is a brand built from the beginning to "give back". The brand's "Bold" name is an acronym for Brave, Original, Loving and Daring. Listen to hear more from Cheryl about her firm's commitment to empowering girls.
Tags: Culture · Entrepreneurs · Differentiated Business Models · Business Models · Brand Positioning · Website Traffic · Real Estate · Social Media · Retail · Niche Markets · Women Owned Business · Leadership · Local Online Marketing
June 12th, 2012 · Comments
Jose Sena, CEO & President of Blue Clover joins guest host Paul Roberts and discusses the importance of "working to live vs. living to work". He also shares his view on giving back and the importance of treating people right.