The Inside Scoop on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and What Other Charities and Businesses Can Learn From It

Featuring Tanner Hockensmith – Executive Director, ALS Association Texas

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This week on Monday Morning Radio, The Wizard Academy’s Buzz Snatching maestro, Dean Rotbart, takes listeners behind the scenes of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – a global viral marketing campaign that raised more than $110 million for charity in about one month.

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Offering advice to charities and business owners based upon the huge success of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dean’s guest is Tanner Hockensmith, Executive Director of the ALS Association Texas Chapter and a national spokesperson for the organization.  Tanner dissects the success of the Ice Bucket Challenge and offers advice on how charities and business owners can generate their own buzz snatching campaigns.

You can also read Dean’s article about his interview with Tanner on Examiner.com.

ALS Ice Bucket Participants

Participants includes (clockwise): George and Laura Bush, Justin Timberlake, Bill Gates, and Jimmy Fallon

Donate now to the ALS Association.

Dean teaches the popular Buzz Snatching course at The Wizard Academy. Those interested in attending his next class (in early 2015) should email him at: dean@mondaymorningradio.com.

Dean and wealth management expert David Biondo are co-hosts of Business Unconventional. The one-hour radio newsmagazine debuted in October 2011 on News/Talk 710 KNUS AM in Denver.

Be sure to follow B. Unconventional on Twitter: @BUnRadio and subscribe to Roy H. Williams’s Monday Morning Memo.  The best things in life really are free!

Posted: September 29, 2014
Monday Morning Run Time:  28 minutes  44 seconds
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Turning AFFORMATIONS™ Into Small Business Success Fuel

An Exclusive Interview with Noah St. John – Author, Motivator

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For way too many small business owners and entrepreneurs, a major obstacle they regularly encounter is listening to the wrong adviser: themselves.

What you say to yourself, ask yourself, and think DOES make a huge difference in how well you perform in business and life.  That is the premise behind AFFORMATIONS: The Miracle of Positive Self-Talk, a new book that author Noah St. John promises will help busy people “accelerate income, boost self-confidence, and make success automatic.”

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Noah St. John shares his own AFFORMATIONS with listeners on this week’s Monday Morning Radio.

This week on Monday Morning Radio, Noah shares with listeners his own Afformations. It’s kind of like a Vulcan mind meld, only you don’t need to be a Vulcan and have pointy ears to get inside Noah’s head.

Noah is interviewed by Wizard Academy faculty member Dean Rotbart.  Dean and wealth management expert David Biondo are co-hosts of Business Unconventional. The one-hour radio newsmagazine debuted in October 2011 on News/Talk 710 KNUS AM in Denver.

Be sure to follow B. Unconventional on Twitter: @BUnRadio and subscribe to Roy H. Williams’s Monday Morning Memo.  The best things in life really are free!

Posted: September 22, 2014
Monday Morning Radio Run Time: 28 min 00 secs
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Avowed Provocateur: Dennis Kneale From Journalist to Entrepreneur

A Joint NewsBios-Monday Morning Radio Interview

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Award-winning journalist Dennis Kneale is a self-described provocateur, who has spent 25 years afflicting the comfortable and comforting the afflicted.

Most recently, Dennis was an anchor and senior correspondent on Fox Business. Before that, he worked at CNBC, was managing editor at Forbes, and a senior editor at The Wall Street Journal.

Dennis Kneale

Award-winning journalist Dennis Kneale is a self-described provocateur, who has spent 25 years afflicting the comfortable and comforting the afflicted.

Now Dennis has started his own consulting agency, Dennis Kneale Media, and this week on a joint NewsBios-Monday Morning Radio podcast, he dishes dirt on his old journalism colleagues, talks about the impact of powerful storytelling, and shares with host Dean Rotbart some of the trials of segueing from journalist to business owner.

Whether you are a senior Fortune 500 corporate communications executive or the owner of your own, growing business, Dennis has some valuable media relations tips for you.

Visit Dennis’ website here and his LinkedIn page here.

Follow NewsBios on Twitter @newsbios. Order NewsBios at 1-866-NEWS-070, ext. 2. “Because what’s not in their official bios is often far more important than what is.”

Posted: September 15, 2014
Monday Morning Radio Run Time: 36 min 06 secs
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No Fiddling Around: Huthmaker Fine Violins Strikes All the Right Business Chords

The Huthmakers of Suwanee, GA

Owners of Huthmaker Fine Violins in Suwanee, GA.

Wizard Academy Super Alumni: Roland, Dixie and Anna Huthmaker

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As graduates of virtually every class offered at Wizard Academy, Anna, Roland and Dixie Huthmaker have learned very well the lessons taught by Roy H. Williams and showcased here each week on Monday Morning Radio.

Huthmaker Fine Violins is nationally renowned not only for its world-class collection of string instruments, but also for its warm, caring and oh-so-knowledgable customer service.  This week on Monday Morning Radio, the 3 Huthmakers share with us how they fine tuned their retail business and why they purchased an 1880 historic hotel as their brand new headquarters.  Hint: Roy teaches that expensive rent is the best advertising money can buy.

Listen and laugh with joy as your friends, the Huthmakers, tell of their happy journey to fame, fortune and romance.

Posted: September 8, 2014
Monday Morning Run Time:  31 minutes  12 seconds
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