In this episode Derek Champagne interviews the Founder & CEO of RedHead Wines, Marisa Sergi just after she has landed a deal with WalMart stores. Marisa is a 23 yr old business owner who is a third generation wine maker. Marisa shares her background, passion for making wine, and the highlights of her entrepreneurial journey.
Learn more at https://redheadwine.us
In this episode Derek Champagne, CEO of The Artist Evolution, interviews Dr. Sharon Spano.
Dr. Sharon Spano is a corporate business strategist, work force expert, and former radio host of WorkSmart Live, who empowers business leaders and entrepreneurs to maximize performance, improve employee engagement, and increase bottom-line results.
As a Certified Professional Integral Coach™, Dr. Spano is dedicated to helping others adopt new paradigms about time and money so that they can step into radical abundance in every area of their lives. Her research focuses on wisdom, adult development, and leadership. Her passion is to help others realize their biggest life.
Sharon is also the author of The Pursuit of Time and Money, a new book that explores the relationship between time and money and how those hidden dimensions impact perspectives and choices.
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In this episode Derek Champagne, CEO of The Artist Evolution, talks with Melissa Gersin. Melissa was recently featured on the hit tv show Shark Tank and shares her transformation from maternity RN to inventor and business owner.
Based on 5 years of experience as a maternity RN, Melissa invented and designed the Tranquilo Mat - the only portable, versatile soothing mat for babies. Listen in as she shares her long journey in launching the product, challenges along the way, and ultimately triumph!
Learn more about Melissa's product at www.tranquilomat.com
In this episode Derek Champagne, CEO of The Artist Evolution, talks with Bix & Joe Bickson.
Bix Bickson is one of the most important mentors in many executives lives; transforming them and their teams into dynamic, innovative and high- performing organizations. Bix and Joe Bickson have worked with leaders and their teams at Starbucks, Guinness, Lululemon, Escada, Goodyear, Microso , Linde, and many more. Bix and Joe teach legendary leaders to consistently produce material outcomes. They have reimagined management for today’s and more important, tomorrow’s world.
Future hacking is the management discipline that provides leaders with the essential tools required to push past what is in the way of creating and fulfilling the future. Bix and Joe have lead many “turn-arounds” of organizations ranging in size from 100 to over 10,000, with revenues of a few million dollars to over a billion.
Guiding change to produce material outcomes is the ultimate test of a leader – no business survives over the long term if it can’t reinvent itself. Future Hacking is a practical approach to impact our everyday thinking and actions, breaking open what is possible for you and your business.
Learn more at www.futurehacking.biz
In this episode Derek Champagne, CEO of The Artist Evolution, interview Murray Priestley.
Murray Priestley is a partner at Global Private Partners, a private equity investment rm based in Hong Kong.
Since 1988, Murray has provided executive level management to a range of businesses. Working from an in-depth understanding of nancial markets, information technology & customer service, Murray has bridged the gap between strategy and operational requirements. A natural leader, he acts as a catalyst for rapid growth & execution.
Murray is the author of two books, including The Great Business Shape-up and The $1M Pay Day. The $1M Pay Day comes from the perspective of a private equity investor. How do they look at businesses to buy? What hidden value do they see? Then Murray turns this around, as that hidden value is what needs to be unlocked in order to drive up the online businesses valuation and make it sellable.
Learn more at http://globalprivatepartners.com
In this episode Derek Champagne, CEO of The Artist Evolution, interviews Cort Dial. Cort is an author, speaker, performance coach who believes the only leader who needs to change is you. He has spent the last 30 years in a variety of environments ranging from corpo- rate skyscrapers to South American jungles.
Cort has honed a unique approach to developing coaches and business leaders founded in the core conviction: “Leaders reach the summit of leadership when they can create extraordinary business performance while caring for people.” Cort calls this new breed of 21st-century hero the All-InTM Leader.
Today, Cort is the President of Cort Dial Consulting, LLC where he has successfully guided business coaches and executives from organizations such as Chevron, Intel, U.S. Borax, Disney and Apple to cultivate a new breed of leader. He guides individuals through frank self-evaluation, personal change, and the pursuit of extraordinary performance, he creates the All-InTM Leaders, high achievers whorecognize the power of human connection.
Cort is also the author of the Globe and Mail’s 2016 #1 business book; Heretics to Heroes: A Memoir on Modern Leadership. His book introduces a new framework for inspiring and in uencing others with his All-InTM Leadership. As provocative as it is practical, Heretics to Heroes reminds readers that history’s greatest men and women were once seen as heretics.
Learn more at www.cortdial.com
In this episode Derek Champagne, CEO of The Artist Evolution, interviews Peter Winick.
Peter Winick is the Founder and CEO of Thought Leadership Leverage, a company that helps thought leaders turn foundational ideas into thriving businesses. He is an entrepreneurial-minded director who leverages the power of internal and external relationships, accelerating the growth
of aspiring thought leaders and exponentially increasing the value of their intellectual property. For over twenty years, Peter has worked with thought leaders to monetize their content by developing products and solutions applicable to large enterprises. Further, his accomplishments with start-ups, turnarounds, and M&A (in the b2b services sector) have equipped him with the ability to drive results using practical strategy, focused execution, and a disciplined method of cost control.
As an information junkie and avid reader of business books, he is capable of taking great content and creating a platform to best support it through a combination of art, science, logic, focus, passion and creativity.
Peter knows that visionaries, whether speakers, authors, corporate leaders, or just really smart people, need help with moving beyond one-book-one-gig. He’s here to bring you solutions.
Learn more at www.thoughtleadershipleverage.com
In this episode Derek Champagne, CEO of The Artist Evolution, interviews Tim Sanders.
Tim Sanders spent most of his early career on the cutting edge of innovation and change. He was an early stage member of Mark Cuban’s Broadcast.com, which had the largest opening day IPO in history. After Yahoo acquired the company, Tim was tapped to lead their ValueLab, and by 2001, he rose to Chief Solutions Officer. In 2005, he founded Deeper Media, which provides consulting services for leading brands. Today, he is one of the top-rated speakers on the lecture circuit.
Tim is the author of four books, including the New York Times bestseller Love Is the Killer App: How To Win Business & Influence Friends. It’s been translated into over a dozen languages and has been featured in Fast Company, USA Today, the New York Times, The Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor and on CNN.
He’s a master storyteller who offers listeners actionable takeaways that produce results right away. That’s why he’s one of the top speakers on the lecture circuit.
Learn more at www.timsanders.com/bls
This is a special episode Derek Champagne invites Fleetwood Hicks as a return guest to feature his worthy cause: Villy's Remarkable Ride Program. Fleetwood is a serial entrepreneur and founder of Villy Customs who landed a huge deal on Shark Tank with Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran.
Villy's Remarkable Ride Program provides a new custom cruiser bike to a child battling cancer for every 10 bikes sold.
Derek bought the Ellie model in this Kickstarter campaign. Will you join us in making this Kickstarter campaign a huge success?
Learn more about this campaign at www.villycustoms.com
In this episode Derek Champagne, CEO of The Artist Evolution, talks with Shark Tank veteran Yannis Moati. Yannis is the Founder & CEO of Hotels by Day, which seamlessly unlocks latent intra-day room inventory, bringing guests the flexibility of short stays. Intra-day rooms being the inventory of unsold rooms from the night before pooled with early checkouts.
Yannis shares his experiences launching his new business and growing his national brand.
Learn more at www.hotelsbyday.com