Season #2:9 Reinventing the Meal with Poonam Vasantha Kumar

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How do you fancy the idea of a home-cooked meal made by your neighbor five blocks away, delivered to your door with a few simple taps on your smartphone? Saavor founder and CEO Poonam Vasantha Kumar joins us from New York City to discuss her new app which aims to build tighter-knit communities through our shared love of different cuisines!

 One day, while completing grad studies, Poonam got a hankering for a home-cooked Indian meal, lamenting that the best she could...

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Season #2:8 Top Things to Watch for AI in 2020 with Charlie Petek

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Machines talk, and they’re getting more and more fluent in basic interaction with human beings. Our guest for this episode is Charlie Petek, founder of Vybe Media and the UK’s youngest CEO.

Charlie argues that traditional rote work done by human beings will recede even further in 2020 as the relentless march of artificial intelligence displaces more and more routine, mundane jobs. Call center workers, he says, are particularly vulnerable.

The good news for...

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Season #2:7 Fatherhood in 2020 Vision with Tommy Miller

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If you’re wondering about some of the deep-seated psychological obstacles to “growing up” faced by Millennials and Generation Z, Influencer Networking Secrets has some special insight this week.

Joining us is Tommy Miller, pastor of Legacy Church in New Philadelphia, Ohio and author of “Kingdom Compendium.” We got acquainted through some online groups, and cultivated a conversation about fathering and its complicated nature in the 21st Century West....

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Season #2:6 The Executive Code with Rick Watson

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The most compelling executive in the room is the one fluent in both business relationships and technological process. We’re joined by one such executive in Rick Watson, now a freelance e-commerce consultant with RMW Consulting in New York City.

Rick spent his career ascending through working as a software engineer, then managing teams, then graduating to executive-level posts and eventually being promoted to CEO shortly after joining Merchantry as VP of Operations.

In...

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Season #2:5 Podcasting in 2020 with Jordan Paris

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We’re joined for this episode by Jordan Paris, host of Growth Mindset University, to discuss the booming business of podcasting in 2020. Jordan is a 22-year old author and former college athlete featured in Forbes, Men’s Health, Yahoo! Finance, Market Watch and NASDAQ.

Jordan founded the WordPress Rocketeer, where he focused on building engaging websites to launch his clients’ dreams to infinity and beyond. Now, he and his team shifted focus to marketing for...

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Season #2:4 The New American Dream with Chris Niemeyer

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We’re excited to have with us Chris Niemeyer, one fourth of the Entrepreneurial Family Man Podcast and an advisor to entrepreneurs and executives to discuss the New American Dream.

 Chris and I got to know each other through our mutual friend, Patrick Antonucci of the Dad Hackers community. Originally, Chris had a successful career in San Diego as a fundraiser and organizer for the Republican Party. Then he had a dramatic career change and began Mission Travel, an...

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Season #2:3 How to Influence Your Executive Team with Brian Ahearn

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Imagine yourself as an introverted, analytical type of person, like my guest Brian Ahearn of InfluencePEOPLE confessed to being. Now imagine you’re appointed CEO of a large company. How do you deal with all the alpha dog personalities at the helms of various departments?

Brian and I pieced together a coherent way of thinking about leading organizations where the heads frequently clash. It took us in some surprising directions. If you face similar circumstances or hear bits...

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Season #2:2 Using Tech to Make Investors

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There’s nothing like seeing special interest walls crumble in the free market. DiversyFund founder and CEO Craig Cecilio and his team are doing just that, using technology to enable ordinary Americans to get into multi-family real estate investing for as little as $500.

Growing up in adverse circumstances, Craig dreamed one day of leveraging wealth and status not for himself, but to truly level the playing field and change the game for people in circumstances just like...

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Season #2:1 - Payback with Safwan Shah

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Much as his company, PayActiv, brought a powerful tide of noble ingenuity to bear on the longstanding problem of Americans living paycheck to paycheck, Safwan Shah’s interview on Influencer Networking Secrets built up to a rolling boil of eagerness to redeem a tradition marked by greed and negligence.

 As no employer would seriously consider the prospect of paying two weeks in advance for labor not rendered … why then do American workers accept the prospect of...

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How to Identify Your Niche with Michael Roderick

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Michael Roderick, CEO of Small Pond Enterprises in New York, joins us for this episode of Influencer Networking Secrets to discuss how to identify your niche. Mike is a connector and relationship builder extraordinaire and host of the Access to Anyone Podcast.

 

Connected by John Corcoran, Mike and I boil down some of the fundamentals and key things to remember as you work toward your ideal client avatar. Bearing in mind, of course, that you simply can’t afford to...

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