Headlined Guests that have appeared on BBS Radio TV
There is nothing that brings me more satisfaction than finding an area of need and filling it. I started my first business at 12 years old. I learned the importance of profit and loss, enthusiastic sales, and the value of great customer service! Understanding how to build and maintain a business, I began to seek opportunities to make a difference by creating opportunities for others. Here are a few highlights:
*In 1992, many of my friends complained about overcrowded gyms with clientele that made them feel uncomfortable. In 1993, I developed a unique private training studio model to address that concern. My business tripled in the first five years. My friends and many others found their fitness "home". With the studio's success, I traveled all over the world to lecture. Topics included: How to Start a Fitness Business, How to Lead Well, Creating a Winning Culture, and Marketing for Success. My speaking and writing career for the fitness industry continued to grow. I authored 4 books, and wrote numerous articles for magazines including, Prevention, Fitness and Real Simple. In 2012, I sold the business to discover my next opportunity.
*In 2013, the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce was looking for its next CEO. As the first woman in its 112 year history, I accepted the challenge to run the 2nd largest chamber in the state of Illinois. When I took the reigns, the organization was struggling. I was able to put together a great team. We focused on strategic planning, streamlined programing to bring more value to members, explored additional revenue sources via successful capital campaign, improved efficiencies with staff, strengthened partnerships with strategic alliances. I was fortunate to be part of rebuilding an organization.
*In January of 2020, I was recruited to develop a leadership program for undergraduate women at Benedictine University. Given the inequality with leadership roles and pay for women, I now have a chance to develop outstanding leaders driven to become agents of change for the good of all.
I believe in contributing to positive change, collaboration, and thinking strategically. I am passionate about leadership development, equality, public speaking/writing, relationship building, problem solving, and customer care.
Jennifer Hough (pronounced HUFF) is the President of The Wide Awakening, Author of the new book UNSTUCK and Founder of the Largest Integrative Nutrition Practice in Canada and founded the first Mentorship program for Complementary Entrepreneurs over 2 decades ago. She is an expert in practical applied Physics.
She has mentored Doctors, Executives and Thought Leaders globally. Her passion is to make physics practical after working with mystics, scientists and shamans from 8 different countries, to free herself of her own struggle with chronic fatigue and self-sabotage. She's been on international stages, radio, television and podcasts and is the author/co-author of countless books and articles.
Jennifer leverages new information about biology, physics, and neuroscience to:
• Show you how to move from simply surviving every day to flourishing
• Remove the veil over how to live in the miracle zone
• Show you how to move from frustrated and overwhelmed to deeply fulfilled and abundant.
Connect with Jennifer here:
Jennifer Hough (Personal) Facebook page
The Wide Awakening with Jennifer Hough FB page https://www.facebook.com/WideAwakening
The Wide Awakening Playground FB Page
Matt Domyancic "the Tactical Chaplain"
Former Police Officer, Strength Coach, Police Chaplain, Spiritual Director, Peer Support and Wellness Advocate
Matt volunteers as a chaplain and peer support for police agencies in Los Angeles. He also is a volunteer for nonprofits that support police officers in crisis, as well as those that are injured and disabled. Matt believes all first responders can have careers that provide deeper meaning and add richness to their spiritual lives if approached in the right manner.
Matt is a medically retired police officer that worked patrol, Peer Support, SWAT, and as a full-time police academy instructor. Matt was the Wellness Coordinator for his agency integrating sports nutrition, strength, and conditioning, stress management, combatives-and-scenario training regarding officers as tactical athletes. He also was concurrently a collegiate strength coach at Yale and Georgetown Universities while a full-time police officer. Later he was a strength coach and mental skills trainer for NFL combine athletes. At Yale, he volunteered for Athletes in Action and at Georgetown, he created an ecumenical ministry Hoyas for Christ. Matt also has been a volunteer with Hockey Ministries International summer camps.
Matt played linebacker and was a competitive powerlifter for the Air Force Academy and Colgate University. He has an MS in Forensic Science under Dr. Henry Lee, an MS in Sport Psychology under Dr. Ken Ravizza, a MA in Pastoral Theology with a concentration in Spiritual Direction from Loyola Marymount University, and an additional spiritual direction certificate from Stillpoint. Matt focused his studies and additional immersion experiences in the contemplative traditions as well as masculine spirituality and psychology.
During his time in Congress, Rep. Jim Moran was a leader on the Appropriations Committee, bringing billions in economic investment to Northern Virginia to assist underserved communities – building up the region’s transportation infrastructure and creating thousands of jobs, particularly in the defense and intelligence communities.
Moran played a major role in funding the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project, the Metro to Dulles, the widening of Route 1 to Fort Belvoir and the construction of numerous local road, bridge, environmental and public transit projects. The front page of the Washington Post cited the fact that “companies based in Representative James P. Moran’s district in Northern Virginia reaped $43 billion in federal contracts – roughly as much as the entire state of Texas.”
Moran was an outspoken opponent of the Iraq War from the very beginning and helped lead opposition in committee and on the floor to what he deemed a war of choice whose outcome would not strengthen American security, but rather align Iraq with the Shiite dominated Iran.
In 1996, he co-founded the New Democrats – one of the largest caucuses in the House. Through the New Dems, he has supported free and fair trade and has been active on a range of issues promoting a stronger, center-left vision for our nation’s economy.
Since 2016, Moran has served as the Senior Legislative Advisor at McDermott, Will and Emery. In March 2016, he was appointed Professor of Practice in the School of Public and International Affairs in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech.
Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, an Emotional Integrative Hypnotherapist based in San Marcos, near Austin.
An experienced feature film Producer, Emmanuel Itier directed several pictures before completing in 2012 the Peace documentary ‘The Invocation’ narrated by Sharon Stone and staring Desmond Tutu, HH The Dalai Lama, Deepak Chopra as well as many worldwide peace activists. In 2013 Mr. Itier executive-produced a Drama filmed in Hong Kong: ‘Red Passage’ which won many Awards in the Festival circuit. Emmanuel Itier has also been a successful Music and Film journalist for both Rock Magazines, French TV networks and various websites for the last twenty five years. Finally Itier has been a buyer for many French and American Film distribution companies for the last twenty years. He was on the board of directors of the Santa Barbara Film Festival for a decade and he writes poetry. He is also very involved with charities and the political world. Mr. Itier seats on the board of Directors of ‘Darfur Women Action Group’ in an attempt to bring Peace to Darfur. He is also the past founding President of the Rotary E-Club of World Peace ( www.RotaryEclubofWorldPeace.org ) and he is part of the U.N Association, Santa Barbara chapter.
Mr. Itier grew up in France and he moved in the USA thirty years ago. He resides in Santa Barbara, California with his wife and three sons. Finally Emmanuel Itier released in 2014 another inspiring documentary Celebrating Women around the planet: ‘FEMME-Women healing the World.’ This Documentary earned over 20 Awards around the World.
Late 2017 Mr. Itier completed his third feature Documentary: ‘Shamanic Trekker’, about shamanism in Peru. Mr. Itier is now about to release two more documentaries in order to keep “Making Peace, One movie at a time.”
These films are part of a series called ‘The Oneness Collection: Documentaries for a conscious Humanity.’ The first one is called ‘The Cure: Healing The Mind, Healing The Body, Healing the Planet’ to be distributed in the fall 2018 and by the end of this year the political loaded Doc: ‘We The People: A Re-Evolution of Economics and Politics’ is sure to shake the system!
On the non-fiction side Mr. Itier is planning on directing a biopic about the poet Charles Bukowski and starring Sharon Stone, his producing partner for over a decade.
Finally Mr. Itier is a recipient of the ‘2018 Global Citizen Award’ from the prestigious United Nation Association and he was named President of The Year 2018 by the Rotary EClub of World Peace.
Tetsu Shiratori is Japan’s most famous spiritual film director, actor, and voice actor. For many years he acted as a film director while working as a voice actor of various television, theater, film, and animation. Tetsu always pursues the theme that is ahead of the times and has a reputation for its foresight. His movies include: “Stone Age”, “2006 Theater Open”, “Education of the Soul”, “Theatrical Open 2008”, “The Era of Inauguration”, “The Theater of 2010”, “Prayer ~ Dialogue with Something Great”, “Resuscitation”, and “Reading”, focusing on the life and times of famous American psychic Edgar Casey.
The movie “Prayer” has won awards at numerous international film festivals including the New York Manhattan International Film Festival Grand Prix, the California Film Award Gold Prize, the Indonesia International Peace and Equality Film Festival Excellence Award.
In October 2007, Tetsu was diagnosed with incurable brain cancer and his doctors only gave him a short time to live. When his friends found out that he had terminal cancer, they started praying for him, and he also started getting special Hado, or vibrational, treatments from Dr. Masaru Emoto in Tokyo, Japan. Within a few months the cancer in his brain completely disappeared and he realized the power of prayer.
One of his latest films, “Hopi: A Message from Ancient Times” Tetsu will describe Hopi belief systems and how we can live in peace and harmony on this beautiful planet. Ted and Tetsu discuss the film on January 2. 2021. The film includes extensive interviews with Vernon Masayesva, a Hopi elder with the Hopi Black Mesa Trust,
Mr. Shiratori has made major appearances in the animation “Crayon Shinchan”, “Detective Conan”, “Sengoku BASARA”, “FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST” and “Animal Sentai Juuou” with Michael Jackson ‘s voice, as well as: “Gifts” (Echo Publishing) “The world will be united in prayer” (VOICE), “When praying” (VOICE), “To the resuscitation of the earth” (VOICE), “Major ten people who are at the cutting edge The important message “(Hikaru Land). “Pleiades – Messiah meager”, and Edgar Casey’s future reading “(Hikaru land).
He is also on the Japanese Cinema dream club nomination committee, and general manager the forest project, as well as Director of Heisei, and a full time lecturer of Avex, and representative of the Earth resuscitation project. Tetsu is President of the OFFICE TETSU SHIRATORI Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
Douglas J. Friednash
More than 30 years navigating myriad complex local and national legislative and public policy challenges. Former chief of staff to Colorado governor. Respected political thought leader.
Doug Friednash navigates clients through complicated legal, business and political issues as chair of the firm’s State & Local Legislation & Policy Group. He plays a vital role as a connector for his clients, bridging the gap between the private sector and all levels of government from Colorado to governor’s offices across the country and on to Washington. Doug’s notable experience in the public sector—former chief of staff to Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, city attorney under Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, member of the state House of Representatives and assistant attorney general—has made him a unique resource with unmatched insight for his clients. He is an influential asset with a combination of deep relationships and first-hand understanding of the nuances of local, state, federal and executive government.
Doug advises clients across diverse industries and issues, including energy, infrastructure, health care, higher education, cannabis and hemp, COVID-19 related issues, business, hospitality, and science and technology. He is a respected national, state and local media resource for his insight on legislative and political issues. He is also an opinion columnist for The Denver Post, covering political stories and trends.
A Denver native, Doug is committed to enhancing the well-being of Colorado. He is actively involved in many political, charitable and community causes.
Shareholder and Chair of State and Local Government Relations at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
Talks about #colorado, #politics, and #governmentrelations Talks about Colorado politics
University of San Diego School of Law
Denver, Colorado, United States
After 25 years in the same career within the food retail industry our guest today decided to take her life in a very different direction, and a desire to give back and help people became her driving force. Almost 13 years ago she began her personal development journey to upgrade her mindset and her skillset, learning to release the mental and emotional conditioning that was holding her back …
Geraldine Mair is a doting mum of 27 years and loving wife of 33 years, and now a bestselling author of books on self-help, perspective, awareness and personal development, along with ‘How To’ reference manuals.
She has authored 4 published books, including an Amazon No 1 Best Seller, and as a successful businesswoman has run her own companies in the wellness industry.
As a freelance writer she has published articles in the Far East, Africa and the UK, and as a sought-after speaker she has delivered key-note speeches and been a guest on many podcasts in the USA and UK
Retrained as a fully qualified complementary therapist, she holds diplomas in counselling and psychology and has offered talking therapies to clients over many years helping them to overcome personal challenges…
Nina Boski is many things. She is a mix of entrepreneurship, media executive, transformational “energy”, life and business coach, author, and producer – resulting in a woman who is definitely on the move! Getting her start in radio, she has expanded into many areas of life and business coaching and training, as well as media consulting and content. She is the founder of LifeBites Global,
Nina combines her unique talents, having worked in front of, as well as behind, the camera in hosting, business development, and almost every area of media. She is also part of the prestigious Association of Transformational Leaders (ATL), founded by Chicken Soup for the Soul success coach Jack Canfield, which allows her to work alongside some of the top Transformational people in the world. Join me tomorrow Feb 17th 2022 at 12 Noon Pacific standard time as I have this phenomenal conversation with this Sapphire...
For four decades, Benny Vaughn has set a standard in the United States for massage therapy in sports. Massage Magazine named him one of the most influential massage therapists in the last 100 years for his contributions in both education and clinical applications of soft-tissue therapy and bodywork.
Benny has participated in Four Olympic Games with the USA track and field team, including 1996 where he served as a Manager for Athlete Medical Services and the Medical Liaison at Olympic Stadium. Other Olympic Games where Benny has been on the USA track and field sports medicine staff as a Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Athletic Trainer are: 2004 Athens Greece, 2008 Beijing China, and 2012 London England.
In October 2014, Benny opened the Benny Vaughn Athletic Therapy Center facility located in the Clearfork development in Fort Worth, Texas USA. This new space enables Benny to provide the same quality and level of hands-on care afforded US Olympians and Olympic hopefuls at the Olympic Training Centers.
Benny Vaughn's educational philosophy is, "Education and learning nourish your soul and expand your potential." He has been a strong proponent of quality massage therapy education for decades and brings more than forty years of clinical, hands-on experience to his teaching. He believes that experience is the key to a good education. Benny Vaughn is an engaging teacher who stimulates curiosity and makes learning exciting.
Stephanie Bonte Lebair
Stephanie helps service-based business professionals and sales teams know what to say and how to say it to find more prospects and close sales faster when they network and speak. As a classically trained singer with credits in opera, musicals and cabaret in New York City and beyond, Stephanie combines her stage experience, 20 years of coaching, and cutting-edge personality coding technology to help people use their voice to captivate their audience. Whether singing on stages or speaking in the Boardroom, Stephanie helps professionals be the voice of their passions through her business, The Empowered Voice.
For over 20 years, she has helped singers, speakers and business professionals leverage their voice for more influence, authentic connections and increased sales. She is an award-winning Licensed and Certified trainer with Codebreaker Technologies, Inc.
She was an award-winning Managing Director of eWomenNetwork Montgomery County and has run several networking and mastermind groups.
Her Keynotes include:
The Voice Magnet – How to capture and captivate your audience every time you speak.
Your Networking Superpower - The 3 Steps to create authentic connections that lead to more sales
Stage Fright to Stage Power - How to Shift Nervousness to Excitement and Stand in your Power on Stage.
It’s Not Rocket Science, It’s Personality Science - Learn the only methodology in the world scientifically validated to predict buying behavior in less than 90 seconds.
Cheri Tree is a best-selling author, professional keynote speaker, executive business coach, world-renowned sales trainer, and entrepreneur. She is the Founder and Chairman of CODEBREAKER Technologies, with clients in more than 180 countries worldwide. Cheri has spoken to hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs and sales professionals globally and been featured in numerous international publications, sharing the stage with icons such as Tony Robbins, Robert Kiyosaki, Suze Orman, and Sir Richard Branson. Cheri has also lectured at Harvard University and UC Berkeley and is considered the number one personality-based sales trainer in the world thanks to her game-changing CODEBREAKER Personality Coding Technology, powered by B.A.N.K.
When Cheri Tree started her first business as a financial advisor, she struggled to make sales. In fact, the first year, she made an income of only $700! Cheri was completely disillusioned by the proverbial “sales is a numbers game” message, and dedicated herself to reverse-engineering the personality types, basing it in “buyology” – the science of buying behavior. Cheri created B.A.N.K.— the first easy and accurate system that combined the proven brilliance of personality science with real-world best practices for the sales process. With B.A.N.K., Cheri grew her yearly income to over $500K in just 12 months and to over $1M in 3 years.
The B.A.N.K. system is a scientifically validated methodology, designed to predict buying behavior in nanoseconds and was originally created in the early 2000’s by the company’s Founder and Chairman, Cheri Tree.
Cheri’s success elevated her to iconic status and she is frequently invited to speak at many of the top business conferences in the world, sharing the stage with business giants like Robert Kiyosaki, Anthony Robbins, Les Brown, Steve Wozniak, and Sir Richard Branson to speak about the power of B.A.N.K. and lecture at top universities like Harvard University and the University of California. Cheri has been nominated as Innovator of the Year for the past four consecutive years by the Orange County Business Journal, accepted the American Riviera Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Monte Carlo, and invited to speak at the United Nations AI For Good Summit—all because of her work in the business world and the social impact for humanity with B.A.N.K.!
The mission of Codebreaker Technologies, is to:
CONNECT AND EMPOWER HUMANITY.
CONNECT AND EMPOWER HUMANITY.
Anne Gagliano is an author, lecturer and spouse of retired Seattle Fire Captain Mike Gagliano for over 35 years. Her Fire Engineering article “What Every Firefighter’s Spouse Should Know” and ongoing contributions to Firelife.com, have inspired couples all over the world to seek a fulfilling, lasting and intimate marriage despite the challenges posed by the fire service.
She and Mike lecture across the country on building and maintaining a strong marriage with principles derived specifically from her three decades- worth of experience as a fire/law enforcement/military wife. They are co-authors of the bestselling Fire Engineering book “Challenges of the Firefighter Marriage”, that highlights the many joys and challenges of love, fun and passion in a first-responder marriage.
Mike Gagliano has over 33 years of fire/crash/rescue experience with the Seattle Fire Department and the United States Air Force. He retired as the Captain of Ladder 5 and remains a proud member of Fire Station 31.
Captain Gagliano has written numerous fire service articles, is co-author of the bestselling books Air Management for the Fire Service, Challenges of the Firefighter Marriage and the SCBA chapter of the Handbook for Firefighter 1 & 2 from Pennwell.
He is a member of the Fire Engineering/FDIC Advisory Board, Firefighter Air Coalition board member, on the advisory board of the UL-Firefighter Safety and Research Institute and teaches across the country on Air Management, Fireground Tactics, Leadership and Company Officer Development.
Mike co-hosts the popular Fire Engineering radio webcast “The Mikey G and Mikey D Show” and partners with his wife Anne (Firelife.com) to teach strategies for developing and maintaining a strong marriage/family.
Jason White proudly lives by the Marine Corps motto honor -courage -commitment. He was born in New Haven Connecticut. Was in foster care and parents passed away when he was 6 and 8. He was adopted by a Marine at the age of 5. At the age of 16, moved to the great state of Florida where he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 2004 at the age of 18. Jason served two combat deployments and was injured on his last tour of duty by an improvised explosive device (IED). He was honorably discharged after nearly 10 years of service as a Sergeant. Jason still calls Florida home and enjoy spending time with his two beautiful children. “Once a Marine, always a Marine” stands true as Jason continues to serve the community as the director of the Birdwell Foundation for PTSD, Florida chapter. A nonprofit organization dedicated to decreasing and eliminating suicide in veterans, first responders and their families. As well he serves as the president and CEO of Warrior Wheels foundation which was birthed out of the loss of a fellow veteran. And now the Warrior Wheels foundation donates motorcycles cars and trucks to veterans and first responders while supporting the efforts of the Birdwell Foundation for PTSD in other local community organizations.
Lincoln Gregar, has had the gift of channeling the Higher Self Consciousness his entire life and has been bringing through public messages since 2007. Before ever hearing the term channel or medium, Lincoln was already channeling his school papers with ease during his teenage years. It was after his meeting with Jananda Korsholm in 2004 that Lincoln was guided to more fully explore and strengthen this inborn ability to channel the Higher Self Consciousness. By repeated requests by his ever-growing YouTube audience, Lincoln began offering his channeling services publicly.
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Naperville, Illinois, United States
Brian Jordan has graced the stage and been featured with many legendary musicians, including James Brown, Dave Matthews, Bernie Worrell, The Allman Brothers Band, Ray Manzerik, Buddy Miles, George Porter, Jr., and many more. Brian currently plays guitar with The B-Side Players, as well performs as acoustic duo with Karlos Paez of The B-Side Players.
In addition, Brian works as session guitarist, bassist and producer. As leader of the “Brian Jordan Band”, Brian brings a unique and heavily charged sound to live audiences across the U.S. Former projects include 12 years (1999 – 2011) as guitarist for the high-energy funk/jazz band, “Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe”; A stint as guitarist in the house band for the NBC TV show, “Last Call with Carson Daily (2006 – 2007); Guitarist with “Ms. Lauryn Hill” (2006), guitarist in the rotating lineup of the art-rock band “Banyan” (2006 – present).
SARAH E. LYONS
Sarah has been providing astrology information for a lifetime and began offering her services professionally over 29 years ago. She serves an international client base from all walks of life and consults for several businesses and organizations.
A frequently requested reader, teacher, and entertainer in the Tampa Bay area; Sarah has been featured on both radio and television. She has written for many publications and has been the featured astrologer for Paradise News Magazine of St. Petersburg Beach, FL for the last 16 years.
Sarah is a Past President and Honorary Lifetime Member of the Astrological Association of St. Petersburg, Florida; which she joined in 1984, and founder of SPICA St. Petersburg International Community of Astrologers 2017. She is a member of ISAR, the International Society for Astrological Research, and attends conferences by UAC, United Astrology Congress, where she studies and consults with astrologers worldwide.
Involved in fire and EMS for over 45 years, Deputy Chief Bernie Meehan Jr., whose comfort zone is chaos, has participated in over 400 critical incident debriefings. He was one of the paramedics responding to the Sandy Hook shooting. A true icon of emergency services in Connecticut, Chief Meehan is an expert in Peer Support and Finding an Appropriate Clinician in the “New” Emergency Services.
A Career firefighter for 35 years, and an active Paramedic for past 38 years, Bernie has been involved in both career and volunteer fields. He is a founding member of Connecticut CISD Team in 1988 and is a Peer Helper trained in both fire and law enforcement disciplines.