The Heart of Business by Benchmark

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 PST

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 PST

Radha Muthiah is the CEO of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. Working with the UN Foundation, they strive to save lives, better livelihoods, empower women and to protect the environment by putting clean and efficient cooking solutions in households across the globe. Among many other topics surrounding their mission, Radha discusses the for profit model of giving aid.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 12:18pm PST

Curt Keller is the CEO and co-founder of Benchmark Email. For a podcast all about pursuing passions through business and the heart behind your job ... we dropped the ball by not having Curt on sooner. He's a big driving force behind the company culture we have at Benchmark and the man we all call boss.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 7:22am PST

It is Rick Blatstein's goal to have people want to get to the airport early, not just need to. He does this with a focus on the customer experience. His restaurants and other airport excursions use technology and an eye towards consumer needs to set the standard for the airport experience.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 7:53am PST

Nancy Tei and her husband organized a first time event, the LA Cookie Con & Sweets Expo, and turned it into a sold out, not-to-be-missed extravaganza. Folks lined up outside, waiting hours just to sample the delicious treats inside. Hear Nancy's story and her recipe for success at the LA Cookie Con.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 7:37am PST

The Young Turks is the world's largest online news show. So, we had to invite host, Cenk Uygur, to the world's greatest podcast that is called The Heart of Business. We talk digital, social media, personal branding, trust in the media and so much more. Plus, Claude managed to escape with minimal fan boy embarrassment.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 9:39am PST

KISSmetrics has long had one of the best and most popular blogs we enjoy here at Benchmark Email. That is due in no small part to Sean Work. So, we had to have him on to pick his brain on a great content strategy. We also talked about how great of a tool KISSmetrics is and the importance of its analytics. We learned a lot and I’m sure you will too.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 9:51am PST

Danielle Robay joined us on the Heart of Business to dish on what it takes to be an entertainment reporter. How did she get the gig? Persistence prevails. She shared tips on what makes a great interviewer how the digital age has affected her job. It’s a great listen for anyone looking to pursue a similar career path, but there’s great life and business lessons for all.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 7:52am PST

Neil Vogel is the CEO of About.com ... and our latest guest on the Heart of Business podcast. He talked with us about transforming a brand, chubby babies and content. Andy is on injured reserve for a bit, so Engineer Claude and Daniel Miller took the reigns for this great listen. Enjoy!

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Category:Business -- posted at: 10:05am PST