The 30 Minute Hour

The 30 Minute Hour

By Gary, Ted, Britton and Eric
4 experts in various fields such as business, politics, motivation and advertising come together to talk about various topics and add their unique perspectives.
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Taking Your Game To The Next Level
Our guest this week is Antonio Coleman, a retired United States Army Colonel after 30 years of faithful and honorable service to the nation. During his illustrious career, he served in several key command and staff assignments to include: Platoon Leader, Scout Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, and Supply Platoon Leader. His combat tours included Operation Iraqi Freedom as a Battalion Commander and Desert Shield / Storm as a Company Commander.
1:06:33
September 12, 2019
The Chicken Sandwich Secret To Going Viral
Out guest this week is Michael A Fordham is the host and executive producer of A Measure of Truth on BlogTalkRadio.com. Trained in interviewing by his mentor Blanche Williams while working at SiriusXM Radio. This foundation has allowed him to develop a highly effective style of thoughtful listening, deep unobtrusive probing, seamlessly blended into a focused, but casual toned conversation.
54:31
August 31, 2019
Making The Jump To Your Next Level
Our guest this week is Ed Tate Ed Tate is an award-winning international Keynote speaker, trainer, and author. Worldwide he is known as “The Speaker Who Energizes, Educates and Entertains.” To date, he has spoken professionally in 50 states, 25 countries and on five continents.
1:19:33
August 21, 2019
Joining Forces! The Power Of Strategic Partnerships
Are guests this week are the great people at EntreVation (EV)  EntreVation (EV) is a solutions-driven, multi-disciplinary consulting firm specializing in project management, professional services, government contracting, training, proposal writing, cannabis, marketing, venture capital, entrepreneurship, advocacy, and human capital development.
1:14:48
August 6, 2019
Find A Way To Make It Happen
Our guest this week is:    Monica Cost  Pathfinder, author and speaker Monica Cost facilitates the customized creation of values based programs and solutions through the utilization of my ground breaking Value Identification Process™ (V.I.P.) to increase organizational effectiveness, individual fulfillment and entrepreneurial success. She is the author of the authentic living book The Things I Used to do to Sneeze: How to live an authentic life that is changing the personal and professional trajectory of thousands.
1:06:35
August 1, 2019
Moving From Potential To Performance
Our guest this week is: Michael AnnMarie Sherlock Michael Sherlock is a keynote speaker, trainer, author and podcast host in the areas of leadership, sales and the customer experience, with over 25 years of experience delivering motivational speeches and training sessions to audiences worldwide. With a corporate background in leading rapid turnarounds and transforming organizations, Michael brings a record of success and expertise at the highest levels of global business.
1:21:17
July 23, 2019
Finding The Advantage In Your Adversity
 Our guest this week is:  Warren Doles  Headquartered in Washington, DC, U Designate Me is a non-profit organization established in October, 2014. U Designate Me is an organization with one goal; to see every student athlete develop to their fullest potential while becoming a valuable asset to their community. Our services help student athletes find the right college that fits their academic and athletic goals.  Other services that we provide are: Motivational Speaking, Sport Management, DMV Basketball Academy, Sports Training, College Scouting and Basketball/Football officials. 
58:55
July 17, 2019
How To Use Leverage Like A "Baller"
 "I'm not a businessman, I'm a business man!" Our guest this week is Terrell L. Sheppard Mr. Sheppard has been in the financial services field for over 20 years. He has served in the capacity of producer; Sr. Advisor and Managing Partner. Today Terrell Sheppard is The President & CEO of T3 Financial Group/Insurancedirect123.
1:27:11
July 11, 2019
Collaboration And Competition
Our guest this week is Dr. Sharon. Sharon H. Porter resides in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. She is President of SHP Enterprise, Inc, the umbrella entity for Perfect Time SHP LLC, Coaching, Consulting, and Book Publishing Firm., the G.R.I.N.D. Entrepreneur Network®, Write the Book Now!™, SHP Media, and Dr. Sharon Speaks. She is a best-selling author and publisher. Dr. Sharon is Executive Director of the Next In Line to Lead Aspiring Principal Leadership Academy and is a former elementary and middle school principal. Sharon earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Elementary Education at Winston-Salem State University, a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum & Instruction at National-Louis University, Administration & Supervision Post Graduate Certification at the Johns Hopkins University, Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree at Walden University, and Doctorate of Education (Ed. D.) in Educational Leadership & Policy from Howard University. Sharon holds a National Association of Elementary School Principal (NAESP) Principal Mentor Certification. She is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. and an official member of the Forbes Coaches Council. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
59:59
July 3, 2019
Which Problem Do You Want?
Our guest this week is  Dr. Hattie N. Washington.    Dr. Hattie N. Washington–Educator, Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Author, Founder of Aunt Hattie’s Place– Nominated and Inducted into The 2018 Maryland Women’s Commission Hall Of Fame Award by Dr. Valencia Campbell, President, Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition, Inc. 
1:35:56
June 24, 2019
Building A Winning Team
This week is all about how to build winning teams with Darrius Jerome Gourdine a 1990 initiate of Beta chapter, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. He is a 1992 graduate of Howard University in Washington DC. Darrius’ writing credits include As the Sands Burn (ATSB) (August 1998), the longest running online soap opera. ATSB’ storyline is based on Black college life and the Black Greek experience. BET.com featured ATSB from May 2000 to May 2003. A spin off soap opera, from ATSB, Beyond the Burning Sands (May 2003), like its predecessor, had amassed viewer loyalty of more than 100,000 readers weekly. ATSB relaunched in June 2013 on the popular web portal Greekhangsuite.com.
1:09:52
June 18, 2019
Hard Work (Alone) Doesn't Pay Off
This wee we chat with  K.L. Hall National bestselling author K.L. Hall is the author of over a dozen novels, including her very first children’s book, Princess for Hire. At a young age, she found her passion in a pen and knew that writing would continue to be a vital part of her life from that point forward. Hall made her childhood dream a reality and self-published her first short story in 2013. Since then, the Virginia native has been featured in blog and radio interviews, press articles and acknowledged as a top urban fiction author of 2016 and 2018 by the Urban Books, Authors and Writers of America.  Follow her on social media to be the first to know about future releases and appearances. Twitter: @Authorklhall Instagram: @Authorklhall Facebook: www.facebook.com/authorklhall Website: www.authorklhall.com 
46:09
June 10, 2019
The Path to Success isn't always Sexy...No Guarantees
This wee we talk the truth about success and how its not as easy as TV and youtube videos make it seem. Our guest this weekis  Lucy Coutinho.  An Author, Educator, and Content Creator/Founder @Luce Inspiration. She has developed a noted expertise in counseling both women and men in various methods for effectively reconstructing their lives toward healing, wholeness, and empowerment. She is a Journaling Workshop Facilitator @Write To Heal and Host @Women's Wellness Podcast with Luce Inspiration.   
1:10:18
June 4, 2019
Don't Subscribe To This Podcast!
If you're looking for perfect host with flawless track records this isn't for you.  In this episode we discuss our biggest failures.
52:34
May 21, 2019
Finding Your Audience In a Saturated Market
Our guest this week is Chantel Powell - President of Play Pits.  She is a stylist that has worked for BET and Tyler Perry.  Chantel has created an Organic deodorant for children called Play Pits.  https://playpits.com/ 
53:31
May 6, 2019
Being and Staying Creative
Todd Inman is an award winning TV Content Creator who owns Tinman Creative Productions.  He lives between Philadelphia and Los Angeles. He is a graduate of Hampton University and Saint Joseph’s University.  He has created series for both domestic and international audiences. His content is both scripted and unscripted. He produces genres like drama, comedy, reality, docuseries, gameshow and lifestyle.  He has managed cast and crew as large as 75. He regularly pitches projects to most broadcast, cable and streaming networks.  He is engaged to be married and the father of a 22 year old son and a 19 year old daughter. 
41:31
April 29, 2019
Building Confidence, Charisma and Credibility
Angela Dingle is an author, leadership coach and speaker. As a Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Certified Practitioner and Certified Management Consultant she helps individuals and business executives develop the skills they need to become effective leaders. An award-winning business owner, Angela is the President and CEO of Ex Nihilo Management, LLC. Angela began her discovery as a child when Wonder Woman became her alter ego. She is the Recipient of the 2012 Enterprising Women of the Year Award and the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC USA) 2016 Distinguished Service Award.
47:02
April 23, 2019
Taxes, Accounting, HR, and Payroll Tips, Tricks, And Pitfall You Need To Know About
This week we talk with Geena Young Ms. Geena Young is the Principal and CEO of Centric Business Solutions, LLC, a woman- owned consulting firm located in the Washington, DC metro area. The company specializes in accounting, business and CFO consulting services as well as IT services. The company's client list includes small to mid-sized businesses in the private and public sector as well as local, state and Federal government sectors. Geena's primary goal in servicing her clients is to bring best practices and innovation, typically only available to large corporations, to her smaller clients in order to allow the business owners to focus on what they do best - "grow and expand their business".
50:09
April 8, 2019
The Importance of Mental Health
This week we talk to April Lewis. As a businesswoman, healthcare executive and Certified Health Coach I am committed to your success by helping you: ● Increase mental toughness ● Take control of your thoughts and actions ● Reduce symptoms of burnout ● Improve your performance AprilLewis.com
55:46
April 1, 2019
Getting Your Small Business Off The Ground
Our guest this week is SHEILA EDMONDSON.   Sheila Edmondson brings over 10+ years of experience working with over 200 clients across various industries, which has resulted in over $20 million in contract awards. A dynamic speaker, trainer and consultant, Sheila is recognized as a true advocate for the small business community. As a business consultant and trainer, her focus is to assist businesses to build their capacity and accelerate growth. music: Ikson - Views
43:49
March 24, 2019
Pie's, Business and Money
This week we chat with   Brittany Broussard of Mrs. Jessie's Sweet Potato Pies, LLC music:  LiQWYD - Another Time
43:59
March 17, 2019
Living With No Regrets
Our guest this week is JC Smith of Bailiwick Clothing Company   Bailiwick Clothing Company is a DC-based apparel brand that artfully merges the worlds of design, culture and purpose. Started by brothers Jeff and JC Smith, We make t-shirts, hats, sweatshirts, and casual wear that represent DC and the DMV.  We're designed and printed in DC and the DMV, and we're dedicated to sharing the stories of the people, places, and things that make our area so great. Our company has enjoyed great success and growing brand recognition in its first few years of business, and has been featured in DCist, The Washington Post, Black Enterprise, and the Washingtonian Magazine. In 2017, we won a Think Local First award as the "Best New Small Business" in DC, and in 2018 we were named "Best DC T-shirt Brand" by the Washington City Paper. In 2018, we also grew our business by acquiring another local T-shirt brand named Teerritory. @bailiwick_clothing
51:53
March 11, 2019
The Life Changing Moments When We Decided To Quit a Job
In this episode everyone is in the building and we discuss quitting a job to start a business, The Lakers, Mississippi, and more.   @garykenshin @ted.fells @ brittonsmith1911 @ericmtwiggs @shaunjamar 
37:30
March 3, 2019
Making Bold Moves
Our guest this week is William S. Parrish Jr. the author of Making Bold Moves: Creating Multimillion Dollar Success in 500 Days or Less!  William S. Parrish, Jr. With over 24 years of experience in construction management, William Parrish has consistently coordinated and delivered large-scale, multi-stage construction projects where success depends on the balance of community stakeholders, civic representation and technical staff. William started NobleStrategy as a one-man consultancy in 2002 while working full time. He quit his day job in 2005, and within a year forged strategic partnerships and won several state agency contracts for construction management, based on his knowledge and relationships. William's vision and expertise has driven the expansion of NobleStrategy to its position as a top construction resource, focused on delivering estimating, safety analysis, scheduling, contractor mentoring, sustainable design and construction practices and project management to public and private entities in the education, civic and corporate sectors.  @garykenshin @ted.fells @ brittonsmith1911 @ericmtwiggs @shaunjamar
59:56
February 25, 2019
HR Problems and Solutions
This week we have Tiffany Deans.  The founder of Harco Solutions.  An HR consulting firm.  And we learning about the world of hiring from multiple generations.  You can learn more at: theharcosolutions.com   @garykenshin @ted.fells @ brittonsmith1911 @ericmtwiggs @ justiffanyp  
40:36
February 18, 2019
Getting Things Started
Ted Fell, Gary Kenshin, Eric Twiggs and Britton Smith get things started.  Topics include the sports, politics, and business. Instagram: @garykenshin @ted.fells @ brittonsmith1911 @ericmtwiggs
43:27
February 11, 2019
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