Prince Dykes, Investment Advisor, 4x Award Winning Author, International Speaker & veteran was introduced to finances while serving as a logistics specialist on submarines in the US Navy. He earned an Associate, Bachelor’s and Master’s in Business Administration, Series 65, Series 63, insurance and financial educator certifications while serving.
In 2013 he founded Royal Financial Investment Group and the highly successful YouTube channel, “The Investor Show”.
In 2015 he published the grounded breaking children's book “Wesley Learns to Invest” and the world’s first venture capitalist app “IABOH”. He also became an angel investor into DeWalt Brewing Company and The Global Gallery.
In 2016 Prince founded the financial literacy cartoon series, “Wesley Learns” and the podcast “The Investor Show,” and won "2016 Best Children Book" adding to the worldwide appeal for financial literacy.
In 2017 he published the book "Wesley Learns About Credit" which won 2017 Best Financial Literacy Book. He also launched the Hawaii local financial literacy tv show "The Prince of Investing" which became the number 1 financial literacy show in Hawaii. He has studied and been recognized by Wallstreet Hedge Fund Managers to Warren Buffet.
He now has over 50,000 Social Media followers and has been seen on Iheart Media, Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC, Huff Post, Yahoo Finance, entrepreneur and more! His books, cartoon and app continue to set the standard for children financial literacy everywhere, who want to learn a little bit more about finances.
Davender Gupta is on a mission to equip 21st-century passion-driven entrepreneurial leaders with the clarity, commitment, confidence and courage to make a positive difference in the world.
He believes we need a new approach to leadership to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing and chaotic future, and that entrepreneurship is the best way to ignite the imagination, focus the resources and stimulate the massive action to overcome the huge obstacles we face.
The future we desperately need will be created not by the mindset of the old guard, but by a new generation of citizen-leaders who are crystal-clear about their purpose, who are powered by the passion of a big vision, and who transform the status-quo by mobilizing communities of people to build systems which create profit and prosperity for all.
Davender is co-founder of The Scaleup Project, an evidence-based strategic action team for innovative ventures who want to grow fast by entering and dominating new markets with high-impact offers and innovative business models.
He also co-hosts the podcast series Inspiration Inc. highlighting the stories of Montreal's women entrepreneurs who are transforming their own lives and the world around them.
Davender's site: http://davender.com
The Scaleup Project: http://thescaleupproject.launchrock.com
Inspiration Inc. with Davender Gupta and Donna Saker: http://podcastinspirationinc.ca
Tom Henschel is an expert in workplace communications and executive development. Over the past 25 years, he has helped hundreds of senior leaders achieve The Look & Sound of Leadership.TM
His expertise as a communications coach has taken him into executive offices at companies such as Amgen, CitiGroup, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, City of Hope, Dole, HP, Intuit, Mattel, Raytheon, Sony Pictures, Symantec, Toyota and Warner Bros.
In addition to coaching executives, Tom facilitates team events and delivers highly interactive trainings in the areas of effective communications, presentation, and influence skills at companies such as Disney, Nissan, St Joseph’s Health, SynerMed and NBC/Universal.
Tom’s popular podcast, The Look & Sound of Leadership, airing since 2008, is consistently cited as “What’s Hot” in the business podcasts on iTunes.
Also a sought-after, entertaining keynote speaker, Tom talks on “Acting On The Corporate Stage: 7 Ways to Manage How You’re Perceived In The Workplace.” And, with best-selling author Dr. Lois Frankel, “Why Men Are Heard & Women Are Liked: Capitalizing On Gender Differences In The Workplace.”
Tom is president of the executive development Essential Communications and a founding coach at the consulting Corporate Coaching International. He is a senior coach with Aria Consulting, Arden Coaching and Executive Coaching Connections.
Classically trained at The Juilliard School, Drama Division, Tom was a professional actor for more than twenty years and appeared in over 100 plays, films and episodes of television.
Tom also was an award-winning director in the theatre. Productions under his direction garnered thirteen theater critics’ awards, including ve for him personally as Best Director.
As a volunteer, Tom coaches emerging female global leaders for The Coaching Fellowship and serves on the Advisory Board of The Actors Fund.
Tom is a Past President of the Los Angeles chapter of the Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD). In 2010, he received their Lifetime Award for ongoing contributions to the field of Learning & Development. He is also a member of International Coaches Federation, Los Angeles. He lives in Southern California and is father to two daughters.
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Hello! My name is Dominique Henderson, Sr. I am owner and founder of DJH Capital Management, LLC. I'd like to use this section to tell you a bit about why I formed the rm and a little about myself.
Ever since I was a little boy, I walked around the house in shorts, a dress shirt and one of my dad's ties while carrying a briefcase. I guess you could say there was always a "businessman" inside me. As I grew up, I began to notice that I had a talent for helping people solve complex problems. Although this didn't have anything to do with money normally, it was de nitely personal advice and counsel. This natural ability formed into a "mission" for me as an adult as I thought about how I could leave a legacy of "helping people".
During my 35th birthday celebration weekend, I was in Austin with my wife and we watched an ESPN documentary on athletes that had gone broke after playing sports. My heart went out to these guys because they had essentially missed a golden opportunity to pass on life- changing wealth to their families. I believe there were two reasons I felt this way. First, my family had experienced our own nancial hardship during the economic downturn, so I understood the consequences of bad nancial choices like not saving enough and accumulating too much debt. Therefore, I empathized with the lasting impact the consequences of those choices could have on you and your family. Second, after recovering (by the grace of God) from that "dark period" in life, I found myself still struggling to maintain the ever-elusive "work-life" balance. It all led to a mismanaged and unful lled life.
Something strange began to happen as I continued working with millionaires on a daily basis. In working with them to provide solutions for their nancial problems, I realized a common trait across the truly wealthy. This realization is what I began calling " nancial contentment" and I felt that this formula needed to be shared with everyone. From then on, I began to put a plan in place to help individuals find true nancial contentment through nancial literacy and economic empowerment.
My plan involved many steps, including returning to school to receive a graduate degree in portfolio management, earning the Certi ed Financial PlannerTM designation, and continuing to experience my own " nancial contentment". The journey has equipped me with an invaluable skill set to carry out something I love to do--help people solve problems.
In 2016, I launched DJH Capital Management, LLC.--a fee-only, registered investment advisory firm in Dallas focused on "providing our clients with sound, prudent wealth management advice". I count it a privilege being able to have served the nancial services industry since 1998 and look forward to many more years of doing the same. I've been blessed with the energy to not only serve clients in my business, but to begin building a legacy with my wife (Briana) and our three children (Bria, Dominique Jr. and Payton). When I'm not advising clients, I enjoy spending time with my family, recording the podcast and long walks.
Aidan Coughlan: I host The Aidan Project Podcast which looks at a multitude of topics,
but honest discussion of current events is the Project‘s raison
d’être. Above all, I am seeking to facilitate honest debate and to
provide analysis in the very same spirit. I am also passionate about
history and culture. This gives me a large remit for potential
I live in the East of England, and began podcasting – not that it was
called this until much later – in the late 1990’s. Back then, I
produced short audio shows on entertainment, mostly for an American
audience. I also became involved in amateur radio around this time.
However, other pursuits took me away from the microphone for many
In the 2010’s, I passionately began to feel that I had something to
say, or perhaps more precisely, a duty to say it. I felt that there
were – and are – debates in the public sphere that many people, not
least my fellow liberals, were not being entirely forthcoming about. I
toyed with the idea of launching a podcast for a long time.
Eventually, I found – or made – the time. I am glad I did.
My influences as a commentator include George Orwell and Christopher
Hitchens. The latter was greatly influenced by the former. I believe
we owe it to each other to seek common ground, even if this requires
difficult conversations along the way.
Away from my work on the world wide web, I am vegan (I am duty bound
by the law of veganism to tell you this), straight edge and atheist.
Whenever possible, I pursue my innumerable fitness goals, which,
perhaps by design, are always slightly out of reach.
My podcast is available via all major podcast services and at
www.TheAidanProject.org. You can find me on Twitter at
Ferdinand Lie is a freelance startup consultant, helping fast growing companies with their strategy and finance. He’s worked in the fields of M&A and at a Private Equity and Venture Capital fund specialized in Internet and technology companies. Furthermore he has his own podcast show, The Ferdinand Lie Show: deep conversations about personal development, entrepreneurship and nutrition & fitness. These are the main things Ferdinand is passionate about.
Also, he was diagnosed with autism and ADHD from a very early age on, but managed to transform his weaknesses into strengths. His goal is to inspire and help others who are struggling with similar diagnoses.
CEO of Adam Farmer Ministries and Founder of Nehemiah Leadership Academy (NLA), Adam is a master connector who is truly an advocate for the entrepreneur.
His purpose in life is "To Promote The Spiritual and Professional Well-Being of Mankind.” With a unique set of skills, Adam is able to be a "Marketplace Minister" and communicate his belief that God wants his people to be profitable in both their faith and their finances.
The Nehemiah Leadership Academy is a global movement of visionary leaders who use our faith to do two things professionally, #1 we invest our resources with the sole focus of building business assets in the Network Marketing Industry and #2 we re-invest our resources collectively to acquire complementary business assets throughout our global partnership community specifically to create jobs.
A native of Chicago’s Austin community, Adam became acquainted with the power of faith and hard work at an early age. While attending Seminary in 2005, Adam found a natural connection between the church and business. The outdated business models led him to find cross-functional synergies which drive change with a purpose, creating sustainable business models. Today, Adam is committed to demonstrating to people who want to build businesses they can be successful with an encouraging and resourceful team to provide guidance and support.
Adam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Illinois State University and a Master of Divinity from The Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University. He is married and is the proud dad of two boys.
"Hi, I'm Jyotsna from Happy Self Publishing. I like to call myself a Home entrepreneur as I run my business from home while raising my 2 children. I am on a mission to help 5000 people by 2020 to position themselves as the #1 expert in their industry using their book. So far, we have served over 250 authors from 20 countries with our unique Author Launchpad System, where we handhold you in the journey of writing, publishing & marketing your books, making them an international bestseller, without taking away your royalties. This one stop solution with the passion to serve is what makes us different from the traditional publishers."
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Haley Winter has been practicing massage for almost a decade. He started out working in spas and then moved to private practice. He currently runs "The Winter Method", a massage clinic in Oakland, CA.
After having served over a thousand different clients he endeavored to create a podcast for two reasons. The first was to generate a platform for the massage community to gather and discuss best practices, and participate in the discussions to move the industry forward as a whole. The second was that public speaking has been a long time fear of his. What better way to face this challenge than put it out for the public to hear.
He teaches Swedish, deep tissue, anatomy & physiology, and business at McKinnon Body Therapy Center in Oakland, CA. When he is not eating, breathing, or sleeping massage, you can find him cooking to the music of Django Reinhardt, taking a hike with his wife and dog or playing basketball with friends.
Deborah Levine is an award-winning author, keynoter, and trainer/coach. A pioneer in the cultural diversity field, she designs cross-cultural materials, diversity training workshops, and executive coaching programs. Brought up in British Bermuda, she has lived and worked /studied in multiple regions of the US: Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, New York City, Tulsa, and Santa Cruz, CA. Deborah is currently headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
GLOBAL-SOUTHERN TEAM BUILDING
Deborah’s cross-cultural coaching and workshops are tailored to meet the leadership development and diverse team building needs of international industries in the South and local executives doing business globally. Her book, Going Southern: The No-Mess Guide to Success in the South, provides soft skill tips for expats, US transplants coming into the South, and those who work with them. The book was featured nationally on CSPAN and is bought in bulk by numerous organizations.
Clients: She has served as a coach for executives from Germany, Poland, China, Holland, Mexico, and England. They worked for Volkswagen, Nissan, International Paper, Kimberly Clark, La-Z-Boy Inc., BlueCross BlueShield of TN, Birmingham International Center, City of Chattanooga. She has trained international students through the Fulbright Scholars of Alabama and the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of TN at Chattanooga.
THOUGHT DIVERSITY & LEADERSHIP
Deborah is a pioneer in Thought Diversity, developing leadership with flexible skills in communication, conflict management, and wise decision making in a diverse environment. (See her textbook: Matrix Model Management System: Guide to Cross-Cultural Wisdom). Her technique is based on the principles of cultural anthropology, the implementation strategies of urban planning, and the leadership development methodology field-tested in the community- based Global Leadership course that she created.
Belief & Non-Belief is a major element of Deborah’s Thought Diversity research, writing, and teaching. Religious Diversity at Work: Guide to Religious Diversity in the US Workplace, is designed for HR and diversity professionals.
Clients: She has been a coach, trainer, and speaker for multiple organizations and conferences: Unum Life Insurance of America, First TN Bank, SunTrust Bank, US National Parks Service, Erlanger Health System, Colleges of Medicine in TN and AL, Chambers of Commerce (Chattanooga, Birmingham), National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), the Global Leadership program at Chattanooga State Community College, and the Equity Forward Conference for the University of TN at Chattanooga.
Constance Van Horne is an Assistance Professor of Management and Communications at the University of New Brunswick Saint John in Atlantic Canada. She started a podcast in October 2017 interviewing entrepreneurs in Saint John to start a new narrative of hope, opportunity and excitement in one of the poorest cities in Canada. You can listen to the podcast here: https://rss.simplecast.com/podcasts/3693/rss
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1986 Graduate of the University of Missouri-Rolla with a B.S. in Engineering Management
1987 Graduate of Naval Officer Candidate School
1989 Began Career as Industrial Engineer with the Directorate of Engineering and Housing at Fort Campbell Kentucky
1990 Transferred to Fort Sam Houston, Texas
1994 Licensed as Professional Engineer in the State of Texas
2010 Transferred to Air Force as part of Joint Basing.
Currently a Director with the San Antonio Bible Based Science Association
Member of Kirby Baptist Church since 2005
Author of the Book: Why Should I Believe? Why Should You Believe? – A Wake-Up Call to the Church!
Married Elizabeth Cecilia in 1992.
Had son Joshua in 2007
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Jeffery Potvin, life long entrepreneur with a proven track record of building companies and reinventing existing businesses. Working with great startups to a list of great clients and employers over the years: Loblaw, Kaboose, Bayer to First National, Bvd. Founder and CEO of Hardboot Communications, a custom mobile web development shop and the driving force behind the Open People Network, an entrepreneurial community that helps startups grow their businesses and achieve funding through their xcelerator and supporters fund with a great support of a Angel investors. As an avid investor in multiple angel groups including York & GTAN, Mentor & teaching seneca college!
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Glenn Haussman is the consummate road warrior, and self-proclaimed hotel industry know-it-all. Go ahead, just ask him. Glenn’s also the host of the No Vacancy hotel industry focused podcast, custom content creator, and sought-after event speaker and host. He even served as an adjunct professor at NYU, something he still cannot believe actually happened.
Constantly on the road for work, he mixes and mingles with top executives from all over the world, sharing their success secrets and strategies with his audience. Glenn has been quoted as a travel industry expert in publications like The New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, MSNBC.com, CNN.com and Chicago Tribune.
When home, Glenn loves spending time with his kids taking in experiences and trying new restaurants. However, his kids are totally over waiting for their dad to take pictures of everyone’s food before they’re allowed to eat. Worst part; the photos aren’t even that good.
Though he never climbed halfway up Mt. Fuji like blogger Sam Lowe, he did have his 9th birthday party at a restaurant named Mt. Fuji. He very much enjoyed the hibachi fried rice
Dave Etter: I host "SpouseWorld 1to1", heard weekdays on all your favorite podcast players.
I host the "Male Military Spouse Radio Show", heard Fridays live on BlogTalkRadio.com (downloadable podcasts after broadcast).
I was Department Vice Commander of Department of France, The American Legion
I am the 2016 Armed Forces Insurance ARMY Spouse of the Year.
I am the 2016 AFI USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Spouse of the Year.
I was the sole owner and operator of "1-Taxi" in Safford, AZ until 2011.
Jason Scott is a successful Serial Entrepreneur, Professional Keynote Speaker, Best Selling Author, award-winning event professional, Mentor, Podcaster and a part of Tim Ferris's NR set who travels the world educating and empowering people. Scott can show you how ordinary people can build a solid living, with passion and purpose, on their own terms.
Voted Top 100 Movers and Shakers in Events by Eventbrite 2016, Voted number 1 on Double Dutch 250 people in Events and top 10% of social media in events in the world and one of the Small Business Top 100 companies 2016. Jason has started and sold several companies on three continents in his entrepreneurial journey. Tired of living someone else's life? Decided you never wanna be a boss or have a boss?
Or maybe you just want to see how we can connect and work on something together? Contact me.
Whether you are a wanna-preneur or seasoned entrepreneur or just a dreamer that wants to be a "do-er", I can show you how with low or no resources you can follow a passion, become your own boss, and be successful. This is not "lip service" I can follow it all up, I know how to run a business with numerous life examples from my journey and those I have met and interviewed who have achieved so much with so little to start.
Ashwin Srisailam is the Co-founder, Visionary & Content Driver behind Ahhaa.
A humanitarian, public speaker and former monk with over two decades of learning and teaching others on how to live a life of inner happiness.
He became a monk at the age of 13, spent 17 years traveling the world helping people find inner clarity & freedom. He adopted deep practices and processes in those years for himself finding the essence of life and guided people from that place of Inner Awareness. He has always shared with people a "Life of Inner Awareness" as ultimate tool to success & fulfillment. Ashwin has spoken in more than 45 countries and interacted with countless people guiding them to discover life vision and passion.
Various celebrities like Rick Allen (Deff Leppard), Goldie Hawn, Lubov Azria(BCBG) have struck a deep chord with Ashwin understanding all about life growth. Ashwin had one of his most memorable experience guiding and helping the legendary Michael Jackson during his last three years. Michael was one of Ashwin's best friends and the time spent together is cherished by Ashwin all the time.
Michael introduced Ashwin to Oscar winner A.R Rahman who later launched the Ahhaa Platform in April 2015. Two decades of helping people took him to a point of realization where he saw Internet to be a great tool to create a platform where both online (Internet / Virtual Reality) and offline (Ahhaa Space) plays a fine role to guide and shape the minds of the world. Today Ashwin is focussed on inspiring the best of humanity through technology and still continues to guide people wherever he goes.
He has also spoken and conducted meditation at the United Nations (UN).
Ashwin also serves as adjunct faculty teaching “Life Design” for Avantika University, India.
Having spent the better part of the past 15 years as a musician, actor, entrepreneur, brand architect and business strategist, Steven Picanza 's core purpose is to connect people, products, and organizations with their most passionate audience. When not hustling business, you'll find him in the kitchen creating something from nothing.
The Creative Hustler Podcast
I am John Dalton. My work arises at the intersection of consciousness and love.
With influences as diverse as Anish Kapoor, Charles Bukowski and Krishnamurti, new insights are distilled from both internal and external dialogue.
Art, for me, is a crucial means for expressing felt knowledge.
My diverse works – in podcasting, painting, writing, music, photography, film, and installations – gently probe the curtain of existence, pulling it aside in places allowing glimpses into the mystery beyond.
What starts out as inner vision comes to life through diligent process leaving a sense of unknown recognition and the prospect of new understanding.
As subtle forms become focused through deliberate artistic embodiment, the viewer is left with a hymn to the innermost recesses of their being.
Like most people my age I’ve had many lives within the one. I’ve loved deeply, cried hard, lost what was most precious to me and been given the greatest of gifts.
I got the cosmic joke from an early age but for most of my life I’ve been saddened by how few people are laughing.