Heroes Show Deep Dive (extended segment) uncovers interesting territory with Diana Costain a master investor, business builder, and real estate mogul, and Bruce Heide an expert insurance strategist and Mr Personality. David Cogan founder and managing partner of Eliances "The Place Where Entrepreneurs Align" and host of the Eliances Heroes show is joined by special guests and the famous show producer Glue (Christine Jeffries) in an in-depth discussion on a multitude of topics for the benefit of entrepreneurs, investors, and anyone interested in knowing the back side of business. www.eliances.com
Building a great brand and company: "It takes more than capital and time. It takes a great team, innovation, and impeccable customer service." Don Fox CEO of Firehouse Subs is interviewed by David Cogan founder and managing partner of Eliances "The Place Where Entrepreneurs Align and host of Eliances Heroes show on am and fm, and syndicated online. David and Don discuss favorite sandwiches and what it takes to go beyond the brand and build a strong foundation. www.firehousesubs.com www.eliances.com
About pain: "This therapy changes the way treatment is done for pain, it's totally non-invasive and without drugs." Denis Thompson Developer and Patent holder of the ARP Wave Technology is interviewed by David Cogan founder of Eliances and host of the Eliances Heroes show am and fm radio and syndicated online. www.arpwave.com www.eliances.com
PMO as a service? There's Software As A Service, Platform As A Service, and Infrastructure As A Service. Now there's Project Management Office As A Service. Joe Pusz founder and CEO of PMO Squad is interviewed by David Cogan founder and managing partner of Eliances "The Place Where Entrepreneurs Align," and host of the Eliances Heroes show. Joe and David talk about PMO and how outsourcing this crucial facet of business can help companies build stronger operations in their IT projects and other areas of the business. www.thepmosquad.com www.eliances.com
Keep them coming back for more: "The thing about Golden Tee is it makes you feel like a pro golfer, that's the magic of it and what we strive for in all our games." Elaine Hodgson co-creator, co-founder, CEO and President of Incredible Technologies (IT) is interviewed by David Cogan founder and managing partner of Eliances "The Place Where Entrepreneurs Align," and host of the Eliances Heroes show on am & fm and syndicated online. Elaine and David discuss where it all began in 1989 as a basement startup on the side while working as a industrial chemist at Kennedy Space Center. Now IT is known world over as the creator of Golden Tee and many other recognizable games. www.itsgames.com www.eliances.com
On backing and advising startups: "Invest in people, value and guide them; don't micromanage. If you invested in the correct people, they will be successful." Mark Goldston is a champion of startups as a board advisor for TuneGo. He is interviewed by David Cogan founder of Eliances and the Eliances Heroes show on am and fm plus online syndication. Mark and David discuss other successful startups he's invested in, over 170 in total. www.tunego.com www.goldstonventures.com www.eliances.com
Finding opportunities: "Every instance creates a chance to learn. Be willing to work." Steve Jones CEO of Allied Universal is interviewed by David Cogan founder of Eliances and host of the Eliances Heroes show amfm, and syndicated online.
On Ambitiion: "My father was an entrepreneur, he left pretty big footprints." Seth Buechley former President of SOLiD USA and author of the book "Ambition" is interviewed by David Cogan founder of Eliances "The Place Where Entrepreneurs Align" and host of the Heroes show amfm and syndicated online. Seth grew up in a commune in the woods which he told David gave him a unique perspective and outlook on his own potential for achievement.
Secret answer on chicken-and-egg website conundrum "Always start with the supply side of the business. Consumers are fickle, if they go to the site and there isn't anything for them to look at, or no resources they care about, they might never return." Mark Britton, Founder, President and CEO of AVVO (pronounced ah-voh) is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes show amfm, and syndicated online. Mark and David discussed the potential impact startups make in the community, "If you're not making something easier or better, what are you doing?" Mark said. He also said to feel the true power of AVVO, just go to the site and post a question. You'll receive answers back in moments. www.avvo.com
Coaching to success: "It's not about you, when you bring along others on your mission it changes for the better and you can be wildly more successful." Mary Henry Owner of Impetus Solutions is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes show amfm, syndicated online.
Three components of leading for high performance: "Dare, serve and Perform...First, go to a daring destination. Next, lead with humility and serve the cause, Finally, create conditions for success always." Cheryl Bachelder former CEO Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is interviewed by David Cogan, founder of Eliances "The Place Where Entrepreneurs Align," and host of the Eliances Heroes show amfm and syndicated online. Cheryl and David discuss the qualities of a good servant leader who thinks of the enterprise and the people in it to know the course. She also learned humility in failure at Kentucky Fried Chicken but overcame challenge with confidence in herself and support from her board of advisors.
On going from "Zero to 100": "When we were in the trenches of creating 9Rounds, I wanted to write a book about the journey; how to grind it out and build from nothing." Shannon "The Cannon" Hudson Co-founder of 9Rounds Kickboxing is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes show amfm, and syndicated online. Hudson believes in the concept of E2 which is energy and enthusiasm. www.9round.com