Outlier On Air | Interviewing Founders, Disruptors, & Mavens

"Build you business around your life not your life around your business." - Shari Alexander

Sharí is a persuasiveness coach known for bringing the “dark arts” of influence into the light. She has built her career as a speaker, writer, trainer and coach by revealing powerful secrets behind conversational influence.

She has personally learned the best persuasive triggers and techniques from master influencers, including CIA field agents, hostage negotiators, con-artists, HUMINT officers, interrogators, trial attorneys, mentalists, undercover law enforcement, and even pick-up artists. Her mission is to put these powerful skills in the hands of entrepreneurs and leaders so that they can effectively be a positive influence in their businesses and lives.

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"I empower women entrepreneurs with the mindset, mojo, and money to grow successful business." Melinda Wittstock

If you want a profitable return from all those social media posts, shares, pins and Tweets, talk to Melinda.

Melinda’s predictive social intelligence company Verifeed generates and measures your ROA™ - that is, your Return on Authenticity™ so you can genuinely connect with your customers and scale your growth by any metric, be it traffic, conversions, revenue, even company valuation.

A serial entrepreneur and an award-winning technology innovator and journalist, Melinda knows how to harness #failforward entrepreneurial learning into valuable, scalable opportunities for business and personal growth. Melinda launched her first ”business“ when she was 5, earning $100 getting neighbors to pre-pay for her ”show“. Verifeed is her fourth business, in a career that has also won her numerous awards as a correspondent on the Times of London, a TV news anchor (ABC, BBC, MSNBC), and the founder of Capitol News Connection and NewsiT.

She is a single mom with two great kids and a golden retriever, and a believer in all things meditation, mindfulness and gratitude.

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"I want to inspire one million people that are disheartened in their current careers or life path to make the gutsy decision to change it." Todd Nevins

Todd is the Founder of CLICKPlacement, an AdWords agency working with startups, small businesses and non-profits. He's also the Host of the Go Hunt Life podcast and explores stories of people that pulled the ripcord on the normal, safe path in life to embark on the unknown journey. 

He is nearing his own ripcord moment as him, his wife and their English Bulldog embark on a permanent road trip through Mexico in pursuit of adventure off of the beaten path while they run their online businesses from anywhere.

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"If you don't have the mindset that you can do it, then you're never going to do it." - Laura Belmar
 
Laura Belmar - Founder of Mason Bottle
 
Laura Belmar is an educator and entrepreneur. She started her career in Teach for America, where leading her students to achieve growth in the classroom allowed her to develop the mindsets needed to grow a business. 
 
When she started Mason Bottle with her husband Sebastian, they set the goal to make Mason Bottle the type of company that could  #1: make sustainable products affordable to all, and #2: support local communities.
 
After just one year and two product launches, Mason Bottle has achieved both objectives: one third of customers make under $50,000 a year, and 100% of our products are Made in the USA. 
 
Mason Bottle is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter. To support female-owned and US-made, you can back them here
 

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"I learned to be a little more patient" - Luke Sabis 

Luke Sabis - Filmmaker 

Luke Sabis is a filmmaker and musician. He has just released his debut feature film, the drama/thriller Missing Child, available on Amazon. He is currently working on his next feature film, Ghost Tenant.

Luke was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Richmond Hill, Queens, NY. He graduated from St. John's University with a degree in Computer Science. Early in his adult life he worked as a Computer Programmer by day, and pursued his musical dreams at night with his band, “The Take.” He wrote and played original Rock songs, showcasing at clubs such as CBGB's, The Bitter End and Kenny's Castaways. Luke continued his stage career as an actor on the Off Off Broadway stages of New York City, including a stint with the Curan Repertory Company, led by Ken Terrell.

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"You just need to overcome that fear and not let it get in the way." - Nancy Hernon

Nancy Hernon, Co-founder/CEO at G3Translate

Nancy came to New York via Ohio and Germany nearly 20 years ago to jump into translation industry providing a global voice to clients across several industries. She has worked with major corporations helping them to roll-out new products, engaging in the launch of global websites, overseeing translations for technical content, branding and advertising content, legal contracts and briefs, as well as trade journals. Nancy’s passion lies in the translation of market research documentation bringing new products to market and helping brands to expand on a global scale.

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