Episode 41 features Matt Certo. He serves as CEO and Principal of the digital marketing agency, Findsome & Winmore. Over the course of two decades, Matt has helped hundreds of companies create and grow customer relationships using digital marketing strategy and tactics. He has been recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as one of its Most Influential Men to Watch and its 40 Under 40 list 3 times.
Apart from the growth of the company, Matt’s work in the industry has been extensive: he co-authored a book in 2001 (Digital Dimensioning: Finding the ebusiness in your Business). He is also the author of Formulaic: How Thriving Companies Market From the Core and Found: Connecting with Customers in the Digital Age. Matt is considered an industry expert in the field of internet marketing, web development, and social media marketing. He is a frequent guest speaker on marketing topics, web strategy and search engine optimization, an area for which he has also served as a testifying expert witness.
His clients have included Arnold Palmer Enterprises, National Retail Properties, Darden Restaurants, Newman’s Own Organics, Fiserv and McGraw-Hill. During this episode, Matt shares foundational elements of crafting a successful career path in an ever-changing industry.
Episode 40 features Ashley Kirkwood, Esq. She negotiated a $60,000 raise and bonus at her job. Ashley eventually transitioned away from that role and started her own law firm focused on helping entrepreneurs, start-ups and social media influencers. Before law school, Ashley spent her time consulting for startup companies. Her legal accomplishments has garnered her press recognitions. Her experience as an entrepreneur, consultant, and lawyer at a large law firm led her to create Mobile General Counsel. Ashley shares how you can master salary negotiation.
Episode 38 features Rhonda Marshall. She is a Chemist, Educator, and Naturalista. After years of using relaxers and other chemical laden products, and high heat styling methods that damaged her hair to modify her natural curl pattern, she felt there had to be a better way. Rhonda developed her own hair product line that incorporated natural ingredients that were especially effective for naturally curly hair textures, Inahasi Naturals.
The products have been used on the set of: ABC’s Blackish (Season 2 and 3), BET’s Rebel, ABC’s Libby and Malcolm, Comcast/Xfinity Women Behind the Scenes Commercial, CW’s Riverdale, CW’s Black Lighting, New Balance Canada Grey Campaign, Comedy Get Down (Kings of Comedy), Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Bright featuring Will Smith, Snowfall, and Last Ship.
One of Rhonda’s proudest accomplishments is when her brand won one of the most coveted awards in the beauty industry: Naturally Curly’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Award for Best Emerging Brand. Rhonda shares her journey of expressing her passion for Chemistry, Education, and all things natural as she continues to develop products for curly hair all over the world.
Download Rhonda’s new e-book for more amazing haircare tips at Inahasi Naturals.
Episode 37 features Erin Browder. She is a Leadership and Organizational Development Consultant on a mission to humanize the workplace. She specializes in executive coaching, leadership development, organizational culture, trauma-informed workspaces, and collaborative practices. She predominantly supports human service organizations such as healthcare systems, school districts, government agencies and non-profits. She has provided strategic site-based support for school improvement and turnaround efforts within the greater Los Angeles area and school districts nationwide since 2011. Erin shares strategies and mindsets on how to practice workplace wellness. A healthy workplace is one where individuals feel valued, supported, provides a positive workspace, and shows respect for other aspects of a person’s life.
Are you ready to up-level your practice of workplace wellness? Check out Erin’s site. http://www.erinaverybrowder.com/
Episode 36 features Chef and Culinary Educator, Emily Ellyn. She is the Home Economics teacher you’ve always wanted! She single handedly started the Retro Rad cooking movement and encourages everyone to dig through their mother’s recipe box, dust off their pressure cookers and crock pots, and take the old and make it new. With her quirky persona and trademark cat-eye glasses, you’ll find Emily cooking at food events around the world, lecturing or hosting special events, and doing brand consulting – all while developing her Retro Rad culinary TV career. Through it all, she’s gained a loyal following. You’ve seen her on “Food Network Star,” “Cupcake Wars” on Food Network and morning news shows across the country – as well as a cameo cartoon appearance on the “Simpsons!” Emily is going to share how being authentic and confidently true to herself consistently has advanced her in her career in culinary arts while enjoying the journey.
Checkout Emily’s tasty retro rad recipes at https://www.emilyellyn.com.