Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Brett Clay joins Jim Blasingame to discuss some of the concerns of cloud computing, like security and hosting, plus untapped cloud opportunities such as backup and virtual PBX. www.SmallBusinessAdvocate.com    

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The power of cloud computing is enormous for small business. Brett Clay joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how cloud computing has miniaturized processing power, applications and price for the scale of small businesses, while making it easier to compete globally. www.SmallBusinessAdvocate.com  

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Wayne Breitbarth, author, The Power Formula for LinkedIn Success: Kick-Start Your Business, Brand, and Job Search, has trained nearly 10,000 businesspeople on how to effectively use LinkedIn. Listen as he gives some great tips and demonstrates that most of us haven’t even begun to tap the power of LinkedIn to grow our businesses and careers! […]

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Michael Fraidenburg, president of “The Cooperation Company,” a consulting firm specializing in alternative dispute resolution, and author of the book, ”Intelligent Courage,” provides powerful tips for resolving disagreements and closing deals. Perhaps the best gem is his 3-step process: 1) observe the emotion, 2) identify the needs driving the emotion, 3) convert the needs into […]

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Braden Kelley, author of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire, and owner of the popular blog, Blogging Innovation, says creating a strong innovation capability in your company is key to maintaining your competitiveness in today’s rapidly evolving market. To successfully create an innovation capability in your company he says you need to start with a well-defined vision, […]

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Hersh Shefrin, Professor of Finance at Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business, and author of The Management Illusion is a pioneer and leading expert in the area of behavioral finance. Professor Shefrin studies the psychological barriers and biases that plague human decision making. He says that “healthy” corporate cultures help managers avoid the pitfalls […]

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Barbara Carnes, Ph.D., author, Making Learning Stick, discusses the actions employees and their managers can take to put training and development into practice. Barbara also discusses the role technologies can play before, during, and after a training event. Hint: both technology AND managers play an important role! www.MakeTrainingStick.com   Available in HD and full screen: […]

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Sharon Wingron, CPLP, past member of the ASTD board of directors, and President & Chief Learning Leader of Wings of Success, LLC, discusses current technologies in training and development. She says at the same time that corporate learning and development departments leverage elearning technologies, they need to take care to develop the deeper levels of […]

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Dr. Deepak Chopra talks about the “soul of leadership”. Dr. Chopra says a leader harnesses the collective consciousness of followers and he uses the acronym “L.E.A.D.E.R.S.” to describe crucial leadership skills. L.E.A.D.E.R.S. = Look and Listen, Emotional Bonding, Awareness, Doing, Empowerment, Responsibility, Synchronicity. www.Chopra.com Available in HD and full screen: Click Here

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Kristin Arnold, author of Boring to Bravo, and the 2010 President of the National Speakers Association discusses the keys to improving team performance. She says a team’s performance is dependent on the flexibility of its members. She also says teams can improve communications by resisting the urge to use a PowerPoint presentation as the sole […]

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[San Francisco, USA] Brett Clay and Owen Allen report their observations at the end of the five-week, world-wide tour of Windows Azure Platform University. It’s not hype–Windows Azure Platform really does relieve resource constraints and enable businesses to quickly respond to opportunities.   Available in HD and full screen: Click Here

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[Atlanta, USA] Brian Metz, director of business development at Agile Thought, says business development managers need to collaborate with customers, rather than “charge in with recommendations.” Brian also sees businesses looking toward cloud-computing and mobile technologies to exploit growth and efficiency opportunities.  Available in HD and full screen: Click Here

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