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CEO Podcasts: CEO Chat Podcast + I AM CEO Podcast Powered by Blue 16 Media &

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CEO Podcasts consists of CEO Chat (CC), I AM CEO (IAM) & CBNation.TV (TV) podcast episodes. Value packed episode including interviews & resources for CEOs, entrepreneurs, startups founders & business owners. The CEO Chat episodes are our long-form episodes w/ interviews and digital marketing resources. The I AM CEO episodes are laser focused (about 16 min.) w/ interviews & a discussion about what it means to be a CEO. Powered by Blue 16 Media & Hosted by Gresham W. Harkless Jr.
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Kate is a Chicago-based Yoga and Meditation instructor, specializing in helping women on the fertility journey find focus, clarity, and connection. After teaching for many years in traditional studios, Kate felt called to serve the communities that have impacted her life in a profound way. She now practices Trauma-Informed Care, and specializes in the areas of Women’s Wellness and Recovery. Kate studied mindfulness at Chicago State University and completed her 100 hour Meditation teacher training at Chill Meditation Center, in Chicago. Website:    
With more than 20 years of experience across a broad range of industries, Lori Hamilton has worked as a marketing strategist, researcher and creative consultant to help more than 100 companies stand out from the competition with innovative solutions that really work. She specializes in positioning (brand and product differentiation for competitive advantage), facilitated work sessions and business innovation. A professor of Insights at Columbia University’s Masters’ Degree Program in Strategic Communications, she has worked on strategy, product development, creative direction and positioning for more than 50 Fortune 500 companies. Website:   LinkedIn:
Barbara Turley is an investor, entrepreneur, and Founder & CEO of The Virtual Hub - a company that creates in-house trained and managed virtual assistants for businesses that need to free up time and energy so they can go to the next level. With a strong focus on customized training and ongoing career development, The Virtual Hub's team is trained in cutting-edge programs (like Hubspot, Ontraport, etc.) to best meet their clients’ unique needs in digital marketing, social media, personal assistant services, and administrative support. Barbara is also a mom of 2, wife to her best friend Eti and an adventure lover with a passion for horses, skiing, tennis, and spending time in nature. Website:   LinkedIn: Facebook:
Ablorde is the CEO of 4Degrees, a Chicago-based technology company, applying machine intelligence to help teams in relationship-driven industries manage their most important source of opportunity - their professional networks. When he's not doing that, you can usually find him lifting weights, reading books or eating BBQ. Website: LinkedIn:
Gerry Miller, CEO Cloudticity - Gerry is a serial entrepreneur and healthcare fanatic with over 30 years in the technology industry. Prior to Cloudticity, Gerry was brought in as the chief operating officer at ePrize; he turned around a failing company that was eventually sold for a fourfold return on the initial private equity investment. Before ePrize, Gerry spent eight years at Microsoft, first as chief technology officer for the US central region, then running the global business unit that oversaw General Motors (Microsoft’s second-largest customer), growing that account from $20MM to over $100MM in three years. Prior to Microsoft, Gerry spent nearly a decade in the technology consulting and startup industry. He holds all five AWS certifications. Website: Twitter:
Allen Klein is an award-winning author and speaker who shows audience’s worldwide how to use humor and positivity to deal with life’s not-so-funny stuff. He is a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Applied Therapeutic Humor as well as a Toastmaster’s Communication and Leadership Award. In addition, he is also a TEDx presenter on intention, and the author of over 30 books including The Healing Power of Humor, You Can’t Ruin My Day, and Embracing Life After Loss. Today he is going to talk about his recently released book, The Awe Factor, and why a little bit of wonder can make a big difference in your life. Website:   Books: Facebook: Twitter: @allenklein LinkedIn: Instagram: allenklein22 Allen's last episode:
Bimal is the Founder of Rajparth Group of Companies that provide unique and customized consulting to executives and teams of companies to positively impact their bottom line. Bimal is on a mission to make pioneers out of entrepreneurs by helping them achieve their three-year goal in one-year and have the government pay for it through Grants. Bimal Shah is well-known in South Florida and in business community for the last 21 years. He has been feautured on Today's Honoree, Thrive Global, Authority Magazine, Laws of Life, True Oldies Radio, David Meltzer Podcast, adn Diversified Game. He is a recognized speaker with presentations at several professional business associations, conferences, and meetings like Goldman Sachs Cohorts, ABWA, BNI, NPI, BRIC, Vistage, SFHHA, SFHNG, Lab Miami, AANGFL, SFTA, and Religious organizations like JAINA and SFHT. He is married for 21 years to his wife Ami and dedicated father to his two daughters after which he named his company. He has been successfully training and coaching entrepreneurs, executives, and employees to take their life and work to a whole new level. Bimal's organization helps bring control and charge in the lives of entrepreneurs by making their teams happily engaged, striking a balance between Work and Life, adding security from the Seven enemies of Wealth, and making their business very unique. Bimal Shah is the author of several books. His first book- “The Daily Happiness Multiplier” teaches 52 different systems that can transform people’s lives. His second books are series of 13 books. The series is titled, “The Breakthrough Accelerator”- Part 1 and 2 of 13 have been published and the others are being worked upon. He loves horse-riding, reading, writing, and traveling many places around the world. Website: Facebook: Twitter: Linked In: Google Plus: Pinterest: YouTube:  
Lisa Earle McLeod is the author of Selling with Noble Purpose, she works with organizations around the world to improve competitive differentiation and emotional engagement. Her clients include SalesForce, Volvo, Roche, Pfizer and Dave and Busters. Website:   LinkedIn:
Dan is co-founder and CEO of Range. He was a Staff Software Engineer at Google, and went on to lead engineering at Medium. He has an MA in Industrial Design from Sheffield University, and a BSc in Artificial Intelligence from The University of Manchester. In past lives Dan raced snowboards, jumped out of planes, and lived in the jungle. Website: Twitter:
Michael S. Seaver is an award-winning executive coach, author, keynote speaker, and podcast host. He’s on a mission to unlock human potential to help people uncover and live their purpose, and live a more meaningful and authentic life. Michael offers no-nonsense strategies to help people find confidence in their life’s narrative, commonalities across generations working today, and ways to communicate with emotional intelligence. Website:   LinkedIn: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Youtube:
Recruited as Moneypenny’s first salesperson in 2005 - today, Joanna is Group CEO of an international business that has grown to employ more than 1000 people across continents, turning over £50m in 2020. Joanna played a key role overseeing the company’s entry into the US market, as well as subsequent private equity investment by ECI Partners in 2018 to accelerate Moneypenny’s UK & US plans for expansion and acquisition. At the heart of Moneypenny lies a unique culture based on mutual respect and trust. Above all else, when it comes to outsourced communications, Joanna believes passionately that businesses of any size should ‘stick to their knitting’: “Focus on what you’re really good at - and let experts help take care of the rest.” Website:   LinkedIn: Twitter: Facebook:
Darius Mirshahzadeh is a dad, husband, twin, brother, and son who was born and raised in California and now lives in Austin Texas. He is a serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker and entertainer. Darius’s passion is to make the world a better place using his talents and engagement. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles and Pink Unicorns. Darius is a mad scientist CEO who has grown companies from start-up to just under 1,000 employees in three years. He is an expert on core values and author of the new book The Core Value Equation. Website:   Facebook: Youtube: LinkedIn:
Danny Davis is the Broker/Owner of San Diego Brokerage in Encinitas, CA. San Diego Brokerage is the culmination of Danny’s experiences over nearly two decades in residential real estate. San Diego Brokerage helps home sellers and buyers analyze the financial and emotional/lifestyle elements of a move while going above and beyond to make the process easy for them every step of the way. Danny's focus is on cultivating long-term relationships with his clients, building trust for help, advice, and referrals long after the sale is complete. Danny and his clients build a life-long bond predicated on reliability, reciprocity, and genuine connection, which is a key attribute to Danny's value proposition for success. Website:   Instagram: Facebook: LinkedIn: Vimeo:
Shaun runs a small, niched safari business called Moriti Private Safaris. The safari business specialises in private safaris throughout Africa for couples, small groups of friends and families wanting a more intimate safari experience. The business has been running since 2011 and started out as a passion for the African bush and the animals that live in it. Website:   LinkedIn: Facebook: Instagram: Tripadvisor: Pinterest:
Brian Rollo is the leading expert on using the habits of influential leadership to build high performing organizational cultures, unleash the potential of employees, and reduce executive stress. Brian has used his powerful frameworks and processes to help hundreds of managers become influential leaders. He is also the acclaimed author of The 10 Habits of Influential Leadership. Website:   LinkedIn: Book: The 10 Habits of Influential Leaders
Jan-Benedict (“JB”) Steenkamp is Knox Massey Distinguished Professor of Marketing at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. In a recent Stanford University study, he was ranked in the global top 0.1% across all sciences. JB has written several books for business practitioners, his most recent one being Time to Lead: Lessons for Today’s Leaders from Bold Decisions that Changed History. In today’s time of global crisis and obvious lack of faith in leaders at all levels, more than ever, we need to – and can – learn from the great men and women in the recent and more distant past, who often faced much greater challenges. He has given executive seminars and guest lectures on all continents and to a multitude of organizations including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. Website:   LinkedIn: Book link:
Sarah is a local entrepreneur who has been working in restaurants for most of 20 years. Having done everything from bussing and hosting up through chief operating officer, she decided to venture out and start her own consulting firm, Your-White-Knight. During the height of covid as restaurants are failing, she began working with several local places to help them find a way to survive and then to thrive. Website:   Linked in: Facebook:
After years on Wall Street, Joseph Meuse created Business GPS because he was looking to use his experience and business acumen to help struggling businesses. Enter COVID-19, and his company is helping hundreds of businesses get government loans, decrease their commercial rental payments, negotiate their loans to better terms - all on contingency. It is a unique business model, where Business GPS gets paid at the end of the process. “Business GPS is here to help business owners navigate this new, more challenging, business era,” said Joseph Meuse. “Business GPS is dedicated to providing effective solutions to real problems which all businesses, at some point, experience.” A serial entrepreneur over the past 30 years, Mr. Meuse has started and built over a dozen successful businesses and in the process has also helped thousands of other US companies execute on their business plans. Sectors of experience span financial services, investment banking, accounting and finance, IT, business consulting and legal services, giving Joe a broad perspective on best business practices and how they can be most effectively transferred across categories. As a thought leader in business transformation and financial management, Mr. Meuse has been a regular contributor on TV and radio, including CNN, CNBC and Fox. Business GPS, which was launched in 2013, has helped hundreds of businesses, across all business sectors, stay in business by improving their cash flow and resolving their financial issues. Business GPS maintains co-headquarters in Washington, DC and Los Angeles, California. Website:   Facebook: LinkedIn:  
Katiana Jolimeau (KJ) is the owner of Trips Travel Agency. She embarked on a career in travel after having spent many years in the financial services industry. In that time she has spent many years providing travel planning services and concierge to clients worldwide. Her travel specialties lie in international destinations, sporting events and behind the scenes access. If you're looking to follow your team during World Cup or plan your next Safari trip, she's the one who can make your travel dreams come true. Website:   Facebook Community -
Daniel Booter is the CEO and founder of D.B. Marketing Group, a marketing company that helps celebrity clients and companies develop and execute their marketing strategies. The company focuses on many aspects of marketing such as social media, photo, film, graphics, branding, & crisis management. All the exclusive work done by Daniel with The NBA, Capital Hill, and Jeff Hamilton as well as his contribution to the United Nations with the coordination of the marketing work for their globally recognized large scale events, are highly praised. In addition to serving as CEO, Daniel also uses his knowledge in marketing towards assisting non-profit organizations that help underprivileged children in different countries because he believes he can use his marketing knowledge to inspire young entrepreneurs & people across the world. Website:   Instagram: TikTok:
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