Dr. Diane Hamilton Show – 6/26/17

Gerald Chertavian

Gerald Chertavian, who received an MBA with honors from Harvard, combined his entrepreneurial skills and his passion for working with urban young adults to found Year Up in 2000. An intensive one-year training and education program that serves low income youth ages 18-24, Year Up provides the technical, professional, and communication skills needed to empower urban young adults to make successful transitions to careers and higher education. Gerald’s commitment to working with urban youth spans more than 25 years. He has actively participated in the Big Brother mentoring program since 1985 and was recognized as one of New York’s outstanding Big Brothers in 1989.

Jeffrey Hayzlett

Jeffrey Hayzlett is a primetime television host of C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett and Executive Perspectives on C-Suite TV, and business podcast host of All Business with Jeffrey Hayzlett on C-Suite Radio. He is a global business celebrity, speaker, best-selling author, and Chairman of C-Suite Network, home of the world’s most trusted network of C-Suite leaders. Hayzlett is a well-traveled public speaker, former Fortune 100 CMO, and author of three best-selling business books: Think Big, Act Bigger: The Rewards of Being Relentless, Running the Gauntlet and The Mirror Test. Hayzlett is one of the most compelling figures in business today and an inductee into the NSA’s Speaker Hall of Fame.

Dr. Diane Hamilton Show – 6/23/17

Chris Widener

Chris Widener’s life-long driving question has been: “Why is it that some people succeed in leadership and sales and other people don’t?” For more than twenty years now, he answered that question for audiences at some of America’s finest organizations—Microsoft, General Electric, Cisco Systems, and the Harvard Business School—over 1,200 presentations to audiences as large as 20,000 people. A seasoned businessman, he has shared the stage with US Presidential candidates, nationally known television news anchors, best-selling authors, and professional athletes.

Dion Graham

Dion Graham, is an actor from HBO’s The Wire, also narrates The First 48 on A&E, and is the voice behind some very successful audiobooks, including Death by Black Hole, written by Neil deGrasse Tyson. An Audie Award winner and critically acclaimed actor and narrator, he has performed on Broadway, off Broadway, internationally, in films, and in several hit television series. His performances have been praised as thoughtful and compelling, vivid and full of life.

Dr. Diane Hamilton Show – 6/21/17

Jonathan Blum

Jonathan Blum is an author, award-winning journals, and self-taught technical writer. He worked with Jim Kramer and is knowns for his short investor column titled Digital Skeptic. His new book, How Data Works, from Fine Print Literary Management is anticipated to be released in 2018. He specializes in helping humanity mange overwhelming amounts of information and tell stories that have not previously been told. He believes in asking the right question of the right information at the right time.

Marc Rudov

Marc Rudov is a branding advisor to CEOs, media commentator, and author of Brand Is Destiny: The Ultimate Bottom Line and Be Unique or Be Ignored: The CEO’s Guide to Branding. He’s headed marketing organizations in both large and small companies. Rudov is known worldwide as an independent thinker and thought-leader, unfazed by political correctness and technological correctness. Mr. Rudov rails against industry, product, and technology jargon, and teaches his clients — from various industries — to escape their comfort zones to stand out, to be unique. He counsels CEOs that, if they fail to lead and enforce their branding initiatives, they will imperil their destinies, drift and crash, and, consequently, squash their bottom lines.

Dr. Diane Hamilton Show – 6/19/17

Lee Salz

Lee Salz is a leading sales management strategist and founder of Sales Architects. He is the best-selling author of four business books with a fifth in development on sales differentiation that will be published by Wiley in April 2018. His latest book “Hire Right, Higher Profits” is an Amazon best-seller and was the #1 rated sales management book on Amazon for 2014. His sales book “Soar Despite Your Dodo Sales Manager” was named by Amazon as one of their top 20 most highly-rated sales books of all-time. He is also a featured columnist in the Business Journal, a member of the Sales and Marketing Management magazine Advisory Board, a member of the Sales Education Foundation Advisory Board, and serves as the Program Advisor to the Kansas State University National Strategic Selling Institute.

Kevin Sheridan

Kevin Sheridan has been a high-level Human Capital Management consultant for nearly 30 years. Previously, he was the Founder, Chief Engagement Officer, Chief Consultant of HR Solutions International, a company he started in March of 1995, specializing in teaching the “Best Practices” of Employee Engagement and the measurement thereof. In December of 2011, Kevin sold HR Solutions and founded Kevin Sheridan LLC, a Management Consultancy focused on: Employee Engagement, Dynamic Keynote Speeches and Magnetic Leadership Development advice. Kevin is a best-selling author of Building a Magnetic Culture®, published by McGraw-Hill, which appeared on six Best Seller lists, including: the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Amazon.com, Barnes&Noble.com, and The Washington Post.​

Dr. Diane Hamilton Show – 6/16/17

Brian Smith

Brian Smith is the founder of the world-famous UGG Australia Brand. With only $500 in capital, he imported boot samples and over the next seventeen years built the UGG Australia brand into a multi-million dollar international enterprise. He sold in 1995 and the brand has continued to grow to exceed a billion dollars in annual sales for the past three years. Brian is one of the most sought after International business leaders in the country today. He is committed to teaching entrepreneurs how to leverage their most precious assets from within, and to recognize and pursue their passions to create a fulfilling and successful life. Brian has authored the book “The Birth of a Brand – Launching Your Entrepreneurial Passion and Soul”, is a sought after Keynote speaker and mentors small business owners.

Jim Palmer

Jim Palmer is a marketing and business building expert and in demand coach. He is the founder of the Dream Business Academy and Dream Business Coaching and Mastermind Program. Jim is the host of Dream Business Coach TV, the hit weekly Web TV show watched by thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners and he is also the host Stick Like Glue Radio, a weekly podcast based on Jim’s unique brand of smart marketing and business building strategies. Jim is known internationally as the creator of No Hassle Newsletters, The Ultimate ‘Done-for-You’ newsletter marketing system used by hundreds of clients in nine countries. He is the acclaimed author of six books including Decide, The Magic of Newsletter Marketing, Stick Like Glue, The Fastest Way to Higher Profits, It’s Okay to be Scared, Stop Waiting for it to get Easier.

Dr. Diane Hamilton Show – 6/14/17

Kristin Zhivago

Kristin Zhivago is the president and co-founder of Cloud Potential, a company dedicated to helping companies gain an unfair advantage in the midst of the digital revolution. She and Joe Mckenna, CEO, started Cloud Potential in 2014. Prior to co-founding Cloud Potential, Zhivago was a revenue coach to company owners and managers, mostly for tech companies, a worldwide speaker on the customer’s buying process, and the author of the Amazon 5-star book, “Roadmap to Revenue: How to Sell the Way Your Customers Want to Buy.” She was one of the first to map out the customer’s buying journey and recognize the role that the internet plays in the buying process.

Jeff Cleasby

Jeff Cleasby uses artificial intelligence to gain high-precision B2B leads. He is an expert in harnessing the two powerful components of passion and strategy that will ultimately champion the unique needs of each individual client (i.e. no cookie-cutter solutions) while incrementally increasing branding exposure and results that yield ROI wins! He knows the importance of having the ability to grasp two competing notions and hold them with equal conviction while solving difficult/complex problems that help people/companies build things; like solutions to problems, return on investment and an overall better business flow/form/function. Jeff is fascinated with science and can be found pattern matching B2B leads to understand the DNA genome and logic behind a client’s best customers and their subsequent predictive net-new closed won opportunities using scientific insights.

Dr. Diane Hamilton Show – 6/12/17

Lolly Daskal

Lolly Daskal is the founder of Lead from Within: a successful leadership firm that offers custom made programs in leadership and organizational development. Lolly Daskal is an advisor to Fortune 500 CEOs and boards. She is one of the top executive coaches in the world. Lolly specializes in helping executives and leadership teams reach their full potential through cohesive organizational change, strategic planning, and process transformation. Her workshops and programs are customized to drive results that are measurable & sustainable. Lolly speaks to business and organizations about personal and professional growth. She offers an amazing keynote address from her years of experience in the world of leadership and business.  She is the author of Thoughts Spoken from the Heart.

Pete Winiarski

Pete Winiarski is a business consultant and mentor to business coaches and consultants. He helps business leaders to double their profits by focusing on their strategy, process execution, leadership, and culture, and by helping them attract their perfect clients and customers. He loves seeing them succeed so they can get rid of frustration and stress and enjoy more fun, freedom, and fulfillment. Pete is the author of multiple books, including the #1 International Best Seller Act Now! A Daily Action Log for Achieving Your Goals in 90 Days. He is an Advanced Certified Trainer under Jack Canfield, is a Master Graduate speaker under Joel Bauer, and has been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox, and on numerous radio programs

Dr. Diane Hamilton Show – 6/9/17

Casey Eberhart

Casey Eberhart is a speaker and expert in the area of lead generation.  He has been an entrepreneur since his first business venture at the age of five. At the age of 22 he was made General Manager of a $22 million amusement park. Between toddler and adult Casey majored in Business Management and at Washington State University. After graduating, Casey made his way to Los Angeles where he found himself working as a Line Producer on feature films including the Oscar winning best picture Being John Malcovich. With his well-earned success in film Casey started his own production equipment rental company, Atomic Production Supplies.

Brent Morgan

Brent Morgan is an inventor who currently holds 49 patents in the United States and abroad. As an entrepreneur, he has marketplace designs for high tech mobile, medical, renewable energy, exploration, satellite and military industries. Additionally, he has commercialized and sold five major product lines since his company’s founding in 1994. He is a passionate advocate for science and technology, particularly as it relates to product engineering, design & manufacturing. He focuses not only in solving problems but recognizing, and even predicting them before they materialize. Ultimately, he wants to participate in creating a less complicated and more interesting life for as many people in this world as possible.  As one of his heroes and favorite inventors, Albert Einstein, famously said, “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”

Dr. Diane Hamilton Show – 6/7/17

Kim Hill Cruz

Kim Hill Cruz is the CEO and Founder of Center for Integrative Leading, a Colorado-based consultancy. She evolved her commitment to organizational culture and values-based leadership after realizing her unparalleled successes leading massive, business critical change in Fortune 500 companies was a result of unknowingly creating a high-performing culture in her organization and on her teams.  As a well-known culture architect and consultant, Kim’s commitment is rooted in the mission of partnering with organizational leaders to create high-performing cultures and values-based leadership. She is a sought-after speaker, trainer and #1 international best-selling co-author of the book Success University for Women in Business.

Marilyn Suttle

Marilyn Suttle is the President of a personal and professional growth training firm, through which she’s consulted and trained thousands from global leadership teams to front line staff. She transforms the way leaders engage employees and attract long-term customer relationships. Marilyn is the coauthor of two bestselling books, “Who’s Your Gladys? How to Turn Even the Most Difficult Customer into Your Biggest Fan” and “Taming Gladys: The Busy Leaders Guide to Fierce Customer Loyalty”. She’s passionate creating long-term win-win relationships.

Dr. Diane Hamilton Show – 6/5/17

Joel Bauer

Joel Bauer would describe himself as a very simple guy and who teaches people how to do very simple things. He loves what he does and for over 40 years he has been speaking, training and mentoring. He is referred to as the Mentor’s Mentor, as he has mentored over 1,600 of the top income producing speakers, authors and marketers. As a Speaker Trainer, he trains speakers, celebrities and business leaders to communicate from their heart, recommit to living their dream, and close deals with predictive precision. He has mentored, coached and designed branding and turn-key closing presentations for speakers and celebrities, including: Bill Clinton, Francis Ford Coppola, Anthony Robbins, Mark Victor Hansen, Robert Allen, to just name a few. As a branding expert and speaker trainer his clients include:  Motorola, 3M, Mitsubishi, Shell, Canon, IBM, Cargill, Disney, Panasonic, Apple, and Motorola. More than 300 millionaires have been created from going through his mentor program.