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Never stop building your brand

I’ve been listening to branding expert Bruce Turkel. I don’t mean hearing him. I mean listening – and doing the things he’s recommended to build the “Fried On Business” brand. And it’s been working, but now I have to build on it. So will you, if you take his advice to heart. How do we do this? How do we …

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Magnum Energy making major energy conservation impact

We’re all looking for ways to save money on energy. That’s true whether you’re a renter, a homeowner, or a commercial property owner with multiple locations and thousands of units. So it was really exciting to talk with two key executives from Magnum Energy Solutions, an up-and-coming supplier of wireless energy management solutions. “We are out there helping clients minimize …

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CBRE hosts mega-summit on Florida multi-housing

The second CB Richard Ellis Multi-Housing Summit Florida starts tomorrow, and I had a chance to get a preview from one of the key principals for the event. Gerard Yetming, a senior vice president for CBRE in Fort Lauderdale, said the event will attract more than 550 owners, operators and other sector experts for the day-long event at The Four …

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Comprehensive UHealth program coaches breast cancer survivors

Dr. Ashwin Mehta, M.D., is one of our favorite guests, so it was a delight to have him on the Sept. 26 UHealth segment to talk about the Breast Cancer Survivorship Program at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of the University of Miami Health System. This is an innovative coaching program that takes a holistic approach to improving health …

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Researcher sees much to like in real estate

I love live broadcasting. I love it when we get “on-the-spot” reports from our guests in the field, and that’s exactly what we did recently from the University of Florida and the Kelley A. Bergstrom Center For Real Estate Studies in Gainesville. These folks have a Master of Science in Real Estate Program that’s second to none, and we had …

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Condo Super-Deposits: Tread Carefully, Or Walk Away

There’s a financing model for condo development emerging that holds a lot of promise in a capital-constrained environment, but it’s also fraught with danger for the inexperienced buyer. I discussed the “super-deposit” model with two industry experts during the Aug. 29, 2013, show, and they had a lot of wisdom to share. Without pre-sale or construction financing being available, “super-deposits” …

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Fried On Business Team Talks to At-Risk Kids

I just finished editing the photos from the Fried on Business event at the Richmond – Perrine Optimist Club last Thursday, July 18. NFL player Kevin Smith joined Lauren Book and Terek Maddox, Social Media 305 and the rest of the Fried on Business team as we had some high-energy fun with over 200 kids ages 6 to 17. Kevin …

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11 Secrets to a Long and Happy Life

Last week, we had Lolly Green, MSW, on the show for her 75th birthday. Lolly has had her share of ups and downs during her 75 years just like anyone. From raising children, to rejoining the workforce, to selling real estate and used cars, to reinventing herself after 50 as a social worker, Lolly dealt with just about everything. She …

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Episode 196 – Branding, Cancer Treatments and Weight Loss

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]   Bruce Turkel – CEO/EDC – Turkel Brands – Bruce is one of the leading experts on branding in the USA. We will discuss how to build a brand for businesses regardless of their size. We will talk about things our listeners can do immediately to improve their businesses. Including the use of social …

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Bo Knows Hotels – Hotel Market Update

This week’s show featured our periodic hotel market review with Bo Ashbel. Bo is a Managing Director with me at the Aztec Group. Bo has 30 plus years in the hospitality business as an investor and intermediary. He is an expert on select service hotels. He has significant expertise in condo hotels, resort hotels and business oriented hotels. We discussed …

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