Special Sauce Podcast follows host Marcus Aurelius on his quest to extract the best ingredients from the Guts of real business and lifestyle entrepreneurs to help you #Startup, #Finance & #Drive yourself to Success!
GFSC Senior Consultant, Giovanni Feroce gets on "The Sauce" with Marcus Aurelius and discusses...
How to scale your business to Rockstar status!
Giovanni Feroce is a highly successful and experienced business executive. As a world-renowned marketing and management leader, he now advises individuals, entrepreneurs and executives interested in using his proprietary marketing, management and leadership training to incorporate highly effective systems and standards to generate explosive growth with his exclusively curated network.
Giovanni’s extreme successes and failures provide unprecedented guidance in navigating inevitable crisis. His “battlefield speed and expectations” will put everything in a manageable perspective and build confidence and focus on achieving the vision and objectives you and your team set out do.
Giovanni graduated with a BA from the University of Rhode Island, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School's Advanced Management Program; and from the United States John F Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School’s Civil Affairs Officer Advance Course. He was also awarded Honorary Doctorates in Business from URI and Rhode Island College. His political background includes being elected and serving as the country’s youngest state senator; he also served as a Commissioner of the Rhode Island State Lottery taking it from $58 million to $456 million in two short years. A retired U.S. Army field grade officer, he is an Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom combat veteran and was at one time a Ground Operations Officer and Interagency Operations Officer at US Central Command. He also served as the first-ever Liaison for USCENTCOM to the U.S. Government for all six core agencies, CIA, FBI, DEA, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of State and the Dept of the Treasury. His most well-known corporate accomplishment was as CEO/CMO of Alex and Ani where he managed hyper growth, increasing sales from $2.2M to over $350M in a 48-month period and an overall enterprise value of well over U.S. $1 billion.
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Dave Banister gets back on the Sauce to give our listeners some Special Sauce ingredients to spice up your stock portfolio during this election season.
Chief Strategist, Dave Banister, has been a featured writer and guest on TheStreet.com regarding Gold forecasting with Alix Steele.
David is widely followed and known as “Stockreversals” on Stocktwits.com with 60,000 followers
David was a regular contributor on CBSMarketwatch.com with Thom Calandra in the early 2000’s covering small cap stocks.
David also has written extensively about Gold on Kitco.com, been quoted on Bloomberg, and is a Seeking Alpha certified contributor as well as an author of articles at multiple investor websites.
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Special guest, Dee Davidson, Zoom's with us and gives us the lowdown on living nontoxic!
As the #1 top selling Pure Haven Independent Consultant, Dee's genuine care for the success of others and her 100% commitment to training and mentoring her team with the same passion she has in making a difference, opens our eyes and opportunities to the clean life!
From teaching classes on how to read and decode labels, using essential oils safely, providing families with a variety of safe and effective health care products to raising awareness of common health-threatening toxins in the home and changing chemical policies in the U.S. Dee is truly a woman on a mission!
"Your success is my success!" - Dee Davidson
Dave Banister joins us for the Special Sauce Podcast debut and simmers his business experience by focussing the importance of seeking help from others, goal setting and continued growth. Dave is a Stock Market Analyst and Chief Strategist that has been a featured writer and guest on TheStreet.com regarding Gold forecasting with Alix Steele. Also on CBSMarketwatch.com with Thom Calandra in the early 2000’s covering small cap stocks. Specializing in Elliott Wave based Market and sector forecasting. Advises subscribers daily on low risk high upside Stock and ETF Swing Trades with dramatic results. Top 50 in the country at Investors Capital out of 800 Advisors within 2 years of joining the firm and #2 at Navy Federal Financial Group within the first 12 months of joining out of 18 Advisors. He also has contributed to Kitco.com, been quoted on Bloomberg, and is a Seeking Alpha certified contributor as well as an author of articles at multiple investor advisory websites.
Specialties: SP500 Futures Trading, Market Forecasting, ETF and Stock trading methodologies centering around human behavioral patterns, fundamental research, & technical analysis.
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MATT LEONARD navigates us through the uncharted territory of creating a unique business, the employment space and emphasises what it means to believe in yourself.
Matt is a former U.S.Navy veteran *SCPO (Ret), Founder and CEO of Military Talent Source, a specialized recruitment process outsourcing firm that conducts military recruiting and veteran employment consulting.
*Senior Chief Petty Officer - Retired
JOSH GORRA opens up and reveals what it takes to become the best version of ourselves by creating the right mindset and drive in order to get to our destination.
Josh is CEO of Destination Driven @ joshgorra.com... A business formed from overcoming his own obstacles. Having earned an AS in Entrepreneurship and a BS in Financial Service Management, Josh has now focussed his passion of teaching and utilizes his “time value of life” mindset merging both personal & professional lives, while tailoring it to the individual person. And continues his specialization in coaching individual sales people & sales teams through his 10 principle mindset & helping them find “the drive within”.
"It's about Progress, not Perfection!' -Josh Gorra
***Also, Josh gives away a limited time Special Gift to our listeners!***
Chef Manzo serves up quite a tasty treat with ALL the toppings!
From flea markets to pizza shells to Chefs Feeding Kids...
Owner of Federal Hill Pizza Co. and Co-Founder (with his wife Christine) of the non-profit Chefs Feeding Kids; Chef Manzo gives us an in-depth look at focussing your attention to the scope of your business's analytics, continuing his legacy and channeling his success to give back to his community.
Only 1 of 2 certified Master Pizzaioli in the United States, his cooking has taken him across the globe, he's been featured on the Food Network, the Phantom Gourmet and as a contestant of The World Pizza Champions. But his skills as a chef and business owner, passed down through the generations, brings an energy and joy for food that transcends the audio space. For Chef Billy, Food = Happy!
“Keep it simple, only use the best ingredients, and always strive for perfection.”
- Chef Billy Manzo
Bladimir Mercedes, Executive Director of American Capital Express, reveals "They want to be found!" and they're ready to help entrepreneurs and small business owners acquire capital ranging from $30,000 to $5,000,000 dollars.
"Often times business owners face challenges in qualifying for their best business loan options, they may not have their finances in order, taxes or might even have credit issues. That can limit their ability to secure the capital they need to operate and grow.
My company has services to get them working capital and we have the ability to get them in a position to qualify for the most appropriate loan.
By acquiring capital we help businesses scale, grow and seize opportunities that can take them to the next level."
In this Special episode, Marcus heads back to one of his small business mentorships...
LARKIN MOTORS, owned and operated by two exceptional gentlemen, bothVeterans and First Responders. Josh and Jeff express their beliefs in family as an important part of their business as well as being committed to their mission in giving their customers a positive experience every time. Striving for integrity through hard work and honesty, they've created Larkin Motors as your one stop shop for truck/auto performance and maintenance repair.
Help us spread the word for our friends at Larkin Motors and their Special project...
#VeteransHelpingVeterans As they continue to give back by picking a 'veteran in need' and fixing their vehicle for FREE! If you are a veteran or you know a veteran who may be in need, you can contact either us at SpecialSaucePodcast.com or message them directly at LarkinMotors.com
Thank you to all our listeners, those who serve and those who give back to their communities!
Mr. DeCiccio joins the Special Sauce Podcast straight from Providence VA Medical Center as a Research Health Science Specialist. Prior to joining PVAMC, Adam served 6 years in the U.S. Army with the 10th Mountain Division Infantry and deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq. He received his BA, from Johnson & Wales University focusing on Hospitality and Event Planning. He then went on to pursue a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health & Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from Salve Regina University and graduated in May 2019. Mr. DeCiccio was nominated and selected as the keynote speaker at Salve’s graduate Commencement Ceremony. Currently, Adam’s research interests include the use of non-invasive & non-medicated therapies for treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors.
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New England's leading provider of support services to veterans and their families, with locations in MA, VT, CT, ME, NH, and RI.
To provide safe housing, hot meals, and a variety of services that address the causes of homelessness. We help veterans regain control of their lives and, ultimately, we save lives.
Rich Coelho, owner of RIGHTbuilt, gets "On da Sauce" to share his passion in making dream homes a reality for his clients. By delivering the highest quality product and services that help shape new homes from start to finish.
Right Built Homes brings together all the working parts of focused, energy efficient and cost effective custom home design and building. Primarily a home builder that also takes on additions by thinking through the best way to make it look like it's always been a part of your existing home.
"Custom homes require attention to detail and responsive integration with homeowners. Our culture revolves around customer service and customer satisfaction. We want to make our clients happy and receive the greatest compliment of all... A referral! - Rich Coelho
To learn more, sign up at www.specialsaucepodcast.com, get access to our Special Resources like Rich Coelho & RIGHTbuilt.
Founder and CEO of Pharma-Cycle, Jim Mullowney joins the Sauce. Jim is a well-known leader and scientist in the hazardous waste industry and a pioneer in the field of cytotoxic sanitary waste. He has devoted many years to developing the Pharma-Cycle™ Solution, receiving five patents that place the company front and center in the global fight to make cancer therapy safer. He has successfully advocated for federal and state legislation that mandates control of certain cytotoxic chemotherapy drugs from the time they arrive at the pharmacy all the way through excretion by the patient.
When Jim began his career, it was just becoming unacceptable for manufacturers to pour chlorinated solvents down the drain. Through the years, Jim witnessed the industrial environmental transformation first-hand and the dramatic impact of workplace public awareness, personal health and safety. With over 30 years of experience in the hazardous waste industry, Jim is a pioneer in the field of cytotoxic sanitary waste.
Once he expanding his work into hazardous waste generated by hospitals and universities, Jim recognized an opportunity in the safe collection, destruction, transportation and disposal of cytotoxic chemotherapy. So he developed and patented Pharma-Cycle Solution for the safe disposal of human waste excreted by chemotherapy patients. And continues to be a passionate advocate for the protection of caregivers, families and our water supply.
Jim holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a concentration in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. He did additional coursework in the Suffolk University M.B.A. program. Professional affiliations include the American Chemical Society, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
If you'd like to help donate to the continued development of the Pharma-Cycle Solution, you may do so atSpecialSaucePodcast.com
Cleartech Group Founder & President, Tony Fields... Zooms with us at the Sauce to give us the Clear skinny on today's IT Business Solutions.
Beginning his career in computers in 1992 when Tony enlisted and proudly served in the United States Air Force. After serving in the military as a Computer Operator he started his civilian career working as a Network Administrator, eventually advancing to an IT Project Lead and a Senior Network Engineer.
In 2004, looking to make a positive impact on his community and support local business, Tony decided to become an entrepreneur. And began with a simple goal...
"Support businesses with technology that will allow them to grow and prosper."
Cleartech provides consulting and managed IT business solutions for small and mid-sized firms and recently earned the recognition for tremendous growth in revenue and outstanding community service. The Small Business Administration (SBA) has named Cleartech Group the 2020 Minority Owned Small Business of the Year.
Nick brings his advanced knowledge of how true wealth works to our #SauceBoss fans and gives us a glimpse on how to create your own financial success with InsureMeNowDirect. Nick Pacheco, CLTC is a Financial Services Representative with over eighteen years of experience in the financial services and insurance industry. He began serving his clients out of a sincere desire to help individuals and families plan for and attain their financial goals. Focussing his practice on efficient retirement income and legacy planning, with an emphasis on building and using tax-free wealth. Fully licensed in seven states and currently running his agency, Independent Benefit Solutions, LLC out of North Providence, Rhode Island.
"I enjoy coaching individuals on how wealth really works by challenging traditional wealth accumulation and wealth distribution models, because what we were taught about how wealth works simply isn’t true." - Nicholas H. Pacheco, CLTC