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Frank Agin: Networking at its Finest

Frank Agin: Networking at its Finest

January 6, 2021

Frank Agin ( is president of AmSpirit Business Connection, an organization that empowers entrepreneurs, sales representatives and professionals to become successful through networking.

He is also the host of the Networking Rx podcast, a weekly short-form podcast with insights and interviews related to better business relationships. And he narrates the Networking Rx Minute, a micro podcast with daily ideas and inspiration.

Finally, Frank is the author of several books, including Foundational Networking: Creating Know, Like & Trust For A Lifetime of Extraordinary Success.

Bob Burg: The Art of Great Salesmanship

Bob Burg: The Art of Great Salesmanship

December 16, 2020

Bob Burg is a sought-after speaker at company leadership and sales conferences sharing the platform with everyone from today’s business leaders and broadcast personalities to even a former U.S. President.

Bob is the author of a number of books on sales, marketing and influence, with total book sales of well over a million copies. His book, The Go-Giver, coauthored with John David Mann, itself has sold over 975,000 copies and it has been translated into 29 languages.

His and John’s newest parable in the Go-Giver Series is The Go-Giver Influencer.

Bob is an advocate, supporter and defender of the Free Enterprise system, believing that the amount of money one makes is directly proportional to how many people they serve. He is also an unapologetic animal fanatic, and is a past member of the Board of Directors of Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch in his town of Jupiter, Florida.

David Meltzer: Empowering Others to be Their Best

David Meltzer: Empowering Others to be Their Best

December 9, 2020

David Meltzer is the Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing and formerly served as CEO of the renowned Leigh (“Lee”) Steinberg Sports & Entertainment agency, which was the inspiration for the movie Jerry Maguire.

His life’s mission is to empower OVER 1 BILLION people to be happy! This simple yet powerful mission has led him on an incredible journey to provide one thing…VALUE. In all his content, and communication that’s exactly what you’ll receive. As part of that mission, for the past 20 years, he’s been providing free weekly trainings to empower others to empower others to be happy. 

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Jordan Harbinger: Podcasting As A Career

Jordan Harbinger: Podcasting As A Career

December 2, 2020

Jordan has helped develop one of the leading self-development programs in the world, with a special expertise in social capital, relationship-building and authentic rapport. He is also the host of The Jordan Harbinger Show, where he interviews leading entrepreneurs, celebrities, writers and experts about psychology, performance, life and success. For all his work in the field, Forbes named Jordan one of the 50 best relationship-builders in the world, and Inc. Magazine recently called him “the Larry King of Podcasting.”

Jordan has shared his ideas around the world as a speaker and consultant. His work has been presented in Silicon Valley (at companies such as Google, Apple, Twitter, and Square) and to various government branches and agencies (including all branches of the U.S. Military, the Department of State, and Department of Defense). He has also given talks on security, social-engineering and psychology to BlackHat, DEFCON and Harvard Business School, and has advised private companies and law-enforcement agencies on their security and communications.

A former U.S. State Department employee and Wall Street attorney who speaks five languages, Jordan has spent several years abroad in Europe and the developing world, including South America, Eastern Europe, the Balkans and the Middle East. He has worked for various governments and NGOs overseas, traveled through war zones, led several trips through North Korea, and been kidnapped—twice. (The only reason he’s still alive and kicking is because of his ability to talk his way into (and out of) just about any situation.)

On The Jordan Harbinger Show, Jordan shares all of this experience—and the system born as a result—with his listeners. 

Dawn Graham: The Job Seeking Czar

Dawn Graham: The Job Seeking Czar

November 18, 2020

Dr. Dawn Graham is a career switch coach, TEDx Speaker, LinkedIn Learning Instructor and Host of the popular call-in show “Dr. Dawn on Careers” on SiriusXM Radio (channel 132). She is also a regular contributor to under the leadership channel, and the Career Director for the Executive MBA Program at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Her latest book “Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success” combines her experience as a Career Coach, Licensed Psychologist, and former Corporate Recruiter to give career switchers the strategies to break through obstacles and land the job they want. 

Tom Silver: A Wizard of the Mind

Tom Silver: A Wizard of the Mind

November 11, 2020

For the past 30 years, Tom Silver has been a certified hypnotherapist. He's based in Southern Oregon and specializes in online therapy at He specializes in fear and phobia removal, habit control, stress and anxiety elimination, smoking cessation, weight control, confidence and motivation and , focus and concentration, sleep deprivation elimination, regression therapy, anger management, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and alcoholism and addiction removal.

In 1995, Silver pioneered the therapeutic hypnosis method, Emotion Replacement Therapy (E.R.T.) ® which is a process of producing low brain wave frequency states, enabling access to the subconscious mind to delete and desensitize the emotional impact of various mental and psychosomatic disorders and to reinstall positive emotions and habits.

Contact Tom at or by visiting

Mario Steriti: A Chef is an Artist

Mario Steriti: A Chef is an Artist

July 1, 2020

Mario Steriti is a restaurateur, born in Italy. He's owned and operated "10th and Willow" a restaurant in Hoboken, New Jersey for more than two decades. In 2017, he opened a second restaurant, "10th Street Pizza and Pasta" right across the street.

He leverages his relationships with his staff and the community to help keep his businesses running long-term. His Italian mother, is also a big contributor to the recipes her serves today. His pizza at "10th Street Pizza and Pasta" was rated an 8.6 by Barstool Sports, leading to an endless surge in new customers.

Steriti also is a Private Equity investor putting money towards software companies, business services, and apparel companies. He resides in Hoboken and Watchung, NJ.

Amilya Antonetti: Find Opportunity When You’re Uncomfortable

Amilya Antonetti: Find Opportunity When You’re Uncomfortable

May 20, 2020

Amilya Antonetti is one of the most sought after Human Behavior and Strategic
Advisor experts in the world. Her deep “in the trench” experience leading organizations in identifying “Why” a company exists and measuring it against “how” it and their people show up in the world is changing the way we "onboard" back to business, in 2020. She has successfully led companies through some of the most challenging succession planning, M&A and crisis/change management work, in a series of successes spanning nearly 30 years.

Amilya has been changing the game in the “relationship” between technology, business and people. She has successfully performed for some of the most high-profile clients in music, sports & entertainment, as well as served both entrepreneurial and fortune 500 clients. The “Genius Key” a matrix in “People Translation for Purpose, Performance & Meaning”
aligning people + workflow together in training modules built for today's diverse and globally located workforce. Committed to providing leaders the ability to understand and amplify their people so all companies can have what they need to better serve the company's “people purpose”, customers and communities they "all serve" unitedly for a greater impact for all.

2019 “Woman of the Decade” award recipient from "Women's Economic Forum" and Honored with the Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneur Award are just some of the numerous accolades she has received. She is a master at building sustainability within an organization by prioritizing what drives valuation and the X factor for your people.

Adam Wright: Putting You on the Wright Track

Adam Wright: Putting You on the Wright Track

April 22, 2020

Adam Wright, M. Ed, Ph.D., is Co-founder and Director of Performance at Elevate Performance Group. He is an internationally recognized high performance coach and consultant who specializes in the mental and physical conditioning of elite athletes and performers. Dr. Wright is passionate about translating academic research in sport psychology, exercise science, neuroscience and learning theory into actionable insights that can be used to help others optimize their performance in both their craft and in their life. His clients include high-level performers across a broad range of fields, including amateur and professional athletes, internationally acclaimed artists, CEO's and hedge fund executives.

A peer-reviewed author, university lecturer in sport and exercise psychology, and speaker on optimal human performance, Dr. Wright received his Bachelor's degree from LaSalle University in Philosophy (Maxima Cum Laude) and his Master's and Doctoral degrees from Temple University in Kinesiology with a specialization in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Chris Allaire: The Work Experience is Everything

Chris Allaire: The Work Experience is Everything

March 18, 2020

Chris follows 2 simple philosophies:

1. If it's not fun, it's not worth doing.

2. Find something you're good at and do it better than anyone else.


He is a proud husband, father to 2 incredible girls, an entrepreneur, cook, decent golfer, guitarist, dog lover, pilot, and a baseball enthusiast.


He is passionate about mastering his crafts whatever they may be.


Chris is the Founder and President of Averity.  He began his mission in 2014 with a purpose: To build a company that pioneers a change in the recruiting industry by providing an unparalleled experience to everyone. 


His vision is to build the best company to work for in NYC!


Chris began a career in technology recruiting and staffing in 1998. He has excelled on a National level in San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles, and New York, he’s experienced success despite 2 recessions and now lives his dream of running a company where he LOVES his job!

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