The Heart of Business by Benchmark (business)

This isn't just an Indiegogo success story ... even though it most certainly is that. It's also a lifelong dream come true, fueled by the right pieces falling into place and a whole lot of fun. Ian Britt tell us how the desire to create the perfect pogo stick has gone from hobby to a career.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 7:45am PDT

You ask Nick Uhas how he wound up on Big Brother and you first hear about how he started wrestling in Junior High, competitive roller blading and how he crashed a fraternity leadership summit in Mexico. Somehow, it turns into a story of following the path presented to you and gaining confidence in your strengths. This is without a doubt our longest episode to date, but also one of the best ones to listen to for anyone looking to take the leap and pursue your passions.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 10:10am PDT

Keetria Chambers has worked with a lot of celebrities and artists that you know and  love. For booking, PR, marketing and so much more. She knows what it takes to develop and artist and a brand ... and she has some great advice for those trying to do the same.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 2:08pm PDT

Most of us want to be charitable, whether it's the loose change in our pockets or a more significant contribution to the cause of our choice. Matt Minnis and Lee Fentress realized there had to be a better way to make that happen. Pledgeling makes giving a donation easy while also protectinng your privacy and taxes in mind. That's why we thought it a worthy cause to invite these two gentleman to the Heart of Business.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 4:28pm PDT

Katherine Krug was invited to the Heart of Business because of her tremendously successful KickStarter backed project, Better Back. We quickly learned how lucky we were to have her. She's made a career of helping people help themselves. It's the Better Back now, before it was Everest, an app to help you achieve your goals. It's impossible to listen to Katherine Krug and not want to go out and kick some butt.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 2:24pm PDT

Jay Wasley is an investigator on the TV show Ghost Adventures and runs his own production company as well. While it was fun to scare up some ghost talk, he was an incredible wealth of advice on how to pursue your passions in life and in business. He balances the jobs that pay the bills with the things that he's always dreamed of creating. Listen if you're a fan of the show or if you're looking for a little inspiration to follow your own road less taken.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 10:51am PDT

No Worries and events are not often synonymous. Of course, that's unless Dee Gaubert is involved. She scratched a creative itch early on, working in the television industry, but soon found a way to combine that with her organizational side for a successful event planning career. Find out how Dee ensures that every event can go off without a hitch.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 9:42am PDT

We've pretty much all been on the job hunt at one point in our lives and know all the nerves that come with it. What should we wear? What should we say? Sylvie di Giusto has all those answers and more. As an Executive Image Consultant she'll teach you how to look and act any part for which you're auditioning.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 8:53am PDT

Say you want to meet the president. Or you live on the East Coast and you’re craving In N Out. Maybe you want to a last minute suite at the Super Bowl. Whether you’re looking to live the life of luxury or a business looking to gain networking access, this week’s guest, Arman Motiwalla, on the Heart of Business has the solution for you. One Concierge is a global concierge and lifestyle management company. They won’t get you a killer whale, but they might get you in the same room as your favorite celebrities or help take your business to the next level.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 10:39am PDT

Stephanie Bowen is the Senior Communcations Manager at Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA), an alliance that sets out to communicate with new and expectant mothers in developing countries via cell phones. Their efforts have helped reduce the death rates in both mothers and their children. It's an incredible organization doing amazing things and their efforts have helped women in 54 countries around the world. Listen and enjoy.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 12:15pm PDT