BILL McCREADY now calls Reno, Nevada home but this journey has taken him around the world; as a young Naval Officer submariner he has been on submarine voyages off the coast of Vietnam. As a venture capitalist, he has funded projects in Ho Chi Minh City. He has seen and done it all. His latest venture is Option Trading Room, which you can find at optiontradingroom.com. When Bill is not creating a new venture or thinking up a new idea, you will find him fly fishing out on the Truckee with is high tech fly pole or playing golf. A special thanks to Bill and his wife Teri for taking the this morning to sit down. They are busy people and I hope they were not late to their next meeting in Sparks! The production of today’s show was recorded live on Google Hangouts. Go to TimelinesofSucccess.com to see the replay. Our microphones were not hooked up but the MACbook Pro picked up most of the conversation (see bottom of this page). Without further ado, let’s get on with the conversation. BLUF: Monise! [Read more…]
CONNIE ALLEN: Connie Allen resides in Cincinnati, Ohio. After sixteen years of being a professional blackjack dealer, she retired and decided to become a writer and to share her firsthand knowledge of blackjack. Her first book, Casino Though the Dealer’s Eyes does just that. When we talk about career transitions and doing thing you love, there is no better example than Connie’s transformation to becoming an author. So far, she has enjoyed her journey.
BLUF: Know when to hold them and know when to fold them. “If it is not working for you shut the door and go on to something else. You never know what other doors will open.” [Read more…]
ROB WALCH is one of the Godfathers of podcasting. He is the Vice President of Podcaster Relations for Liberated Syndication better know as Libsyn. Prior to joining Libsyn in 2007, he was President and founder of podCast411, Inc. Rob is Co-Author of the book “Tricks of the Podcasting Masters” Rob was listed as the 5th most influential person in podcasting according to the book “Podcasting for Dummies” He has worked and advised created podcast for presidential candidates and the the Sacramento Kings.
If you are thinking of podcasting, go back and listen to the last two episodes of Timelines together with Rob’s episode and you will get a better understanding of what it take.
BLUF: “If you are looking to podcast, it doesn’t have to be difficult” Rob Walch, Podcasting101 (a free must book for podscasters)
Erik K Johnson, while programming and on the air at KQCH/Omaha, Erik’s show ranked #1 or #2 nearly 90% of the time over 10 years and when he moved to KXKT/Omaha, he was #1 for over a year straight and in the top two for nine out of eleven ratings periods but Erik’s real passion is coach. Now this episode is a bit long but I believe you will find it quite enjoyable and make sure you stay around for the one more question.
BLUF: His passion is coaching and and he believes that helping others it the way to your own success.
DAVE JACKSON, is often called the godfather of podcasting. He has been podcasting since 2005 (had 2004 on podcast) and is a leader in the industry. He runs the School of Podcasting. He is a great instructor and always looks for new ways to improve his school, his services and training but what he loves most is to make a great podcast with great content. This is kind of a geeky episode because it goes into tech a bit deeper than most shows, but the human side of Dave Jackson still comes out.
BLUF: Sharpen your axe but when you get the plan together, don’t forget to pull the trigger. [Read more…]
ISAAC TRAVARES, an Army War Veteran (03’ – 08’) who earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Arizona (Dec. 12′). Having majored in both Management Information Systems and Entrepreneurship, he’s looking to combine his love for sports, fitness, business, and technology to become the next successful tech entrepreneur. Today, his company, Sportkore is in “The Fight For Athletic Freedom!”
BLUF: Live one day at a time and focus on that day and do your best. Unleash your the Warrior Spirit. [Read more…]
FORMER MODESTO CITY COUNCILMAN, BALVINO IRIZARRY, has a passion to serve. From his early years as state wresting champion, to his service as a Naval Officer and Modesto City Council, Balvino has committed his life to service and duty. Today, he is a political consultant and an expert in political mail and political messaging.
BLUF: Success Builds Success! There is a flame of passion in all of us. If you follow your passion, you will accomplish much and have fun along the way. [Read more…]