“Catapult your career by becoming an author” with David Haslam – Mon 11/1

David Haslam will be my guest to discuss the topic of “catapulting your career by becoming an author“.

Join us on Monday 11/1/10 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

David Haslam moved to Michigan from England in 1988.  Having held technical, sales, and marketing positions, he authored “The Twitter Workbook” in the first half of 2009 and co-authored “A Bird in the Hand” in 2010.  David is the Publisher at HMSI Publishing L.L.C.  Twice awarded the Volunteer In Public Schools, he is a Toastmaster, Rotarian, a member of The Mars Society, and is on the board of the Oakland County Employment Diversity Council.

David’s new book “Right Here, Right Now” with information for new authors and self publishers is coming out in Spring 2011, go to: righthere.eventbrite.com to preregister for your own copy. Should be available in January 2011.

Contact info for David R. Haslam:
info@PublishHMSI.com
www.PublishHMSI.com
1.734.259.0387

Quote of the show:
If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.  ~Toni Morrison

Number of the show: 176,00
Over 176,000 books were published in USA. (Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Books_published_per_country_per_year)

The Skinny on Networking with Jim Randel – Tue 10/26

Jim Randel, author of “The Skinny on Networking” will be my guest to discuss his book and the topic of networking.

Join us on Tuesday 10/26 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Jim Randel, a graduate of the Columbia University School of Law, has made his living as an entrepreneur. During his 30-year career, Randel has been the lead investor in many real estate and business deals. In 2008 Randel retired from his investment activities and formed a new media company, RAND Media Company, to create books to help people understand critical financial and personal principles for success – presented in a concise and entertaining format. These books, called The Skinny On Books are receiving enormous nationwide, critical acclaim from educators, reviewers, bloggers and journalists.

Website: http://theskinnyon.com

Quote of the show:
“The successful networkers I know, the ones receiving tons of referrals and feeling truly happy about themselves, continually put the other person’s needs ahead of their own.” ~Bob Burg, author
Number of the show: 5360
5360 respondents to a BNI unofficial survey about how networking meetings do you attend each week.
Number of meetings attend each week:
0 18.2%
1 44.5%
2 23.7%
3 7.2%
4 2.3%
5 or more 3.0%
Total Votes: 5360 (Link: http://www.bni.com/Default.aspx?tabid=53)

Book Review with Jean Tobin – Thur 10/21

Jean Tobin, author of “Help! My company’s going out of business! What do I do now?” will be my guest to discuss her book.

Join us on Thursday 10/21 at 10am PT|11am MT|12pm CT|1pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Ms. Tobin is employed as a Human Resources Consultant. Her experience has been in manufacturing, nonprofit, and other industries. Working in Human Resources has included developing strategies for organizations, developing infrastructure for start ups, Human Resources Audits of an existing business, and many other Human Resource functions. Because of her understanding of the subject; she is able to provide insight to the human resources area and its functions. Also, with her expertise she has been able to make a complex subject understandable for everyone. Ms. Tobin’s education entails graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from Spring Arbor University and a Master of Science in Administration with a Human Resources concentration from Central Michigan University. As of June, 2010, she has received a certificate in Organizational Development.

Quote of show:
“Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is.”  ~William E. Barrett

Number of show: 15
15 companies expected to go out of business (Link: http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/flowchart/2009/2/6/15-companies-that-might-not-survive-2009.html)

Moms starting businesses with Kelly King Anderson – Tue 10/12

Kelly King Anderson of Start-Up Princess will be my guest to discuss “Moms starting businesses and going back to work”.

Join us on Tuesday 10/12 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Kelly King Anderson is the Founder and Managing Director of Startup Princess, an award-winning organization and blog for women entrepreneurs. She’s been recognized has an influential woman in business by Hubspot, Forbes.com, Utah Business, Wasatch Woman, and BusinessQ. She loves mentoring women in startups and facilitating powerful connections. She’s the mother of 3 and lives in Utah County.

Quote of the show:

Harriet Beecher Stowe, writer: “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

Number of the show:27
Searching in LinkedIn for people who have the word entrepreneur in their profile and out of the first 100 people, only 27 were women.