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Innovations in the Business of Baseball, Walking for Wellness, Some of Jim’s Favorite Terms

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Episode 270: 06-26-14 Innovations in the Business of Baseball Alex Buznego is Director of Business and Digital Innovation for the Miami Marlins. Buznego begins his third season with the Marlins. He joined the organization in January of 2012 as Manager of Digital and Social Media, the first corporate hire in the realm of digital marketing. Buznego oversees the Marlins digital …

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Market Your Brand with Constant Contact, How My Workouts Changed After Back Surgery, Straight Shot of Jim

Episode 269: 06-19-14 Market Your Brand with Constant Contact Sandi Abbott is owner of Xpresso Content Café. Sandi helps small businesses and brands CAFFEINATE their sales! Xpresso Content Cafe is a digital marketing agency specializing in developing interactive online and onsite marketing campaigns for brands and small business clients. She uses email marketing and social media to keep businesses connected …

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How to Travel Light, New Ways to Control Cholesterol

Episode 268: 06-12-14 How to Travel Light Bruce Turkel is CEO/EDC of TURKEL Brands. Turkel is one of the leading experts on branding in the USA. TURKEL Brands is a full-service, multicultural brand management firm located in Miami, Florida, offering creative, account management, brand strategy, research, production, digital, media planning and placement, public relations and below-the-line marketing services. If you …

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Hotel and Hospitality Update

Episode 267: 06-05-14 Hotel and Hospitality Update Bo Ashbel is managing director at Aztec Group, Inc. Ashbel focuses solely on hospitality acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, and debt and equity financing. He is both an investor and a transaction intermediary. His experience includes select and full-service hotels, convention-oriented resorts, as well as condominium hotels. Ashbel’s 25 years of hospitality experience includes …

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Dress for Success with Shelly Bloom, South Florida’s Newest Magazine, What’s on Jim’s Mind?

Episode 266: 05-29-14 Dress for Success with Shelly Bloom Shelly Bloom has provided clothing to Miami’s business community for 50 years from his Wynwood location. Shelly Bloom’s Fashion Clothiers’ ‘evolutionary success’ has transcended decades of competition by embracing timely and evolving fashion trends. Whether making a ‘fashion statement or a business impression’, Shelly and his experienced staff have addressed the …

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Pre-Summer Blast: Cars and Sports, Treating Chronic Headaches, A Straight Shot of Jim

Episode 265: 05-22-14 Cars and Sports with Larry Zinn Larry Zinn, general manager of Warren Henry Auto Group, talks summertime cars and sports with host Jim Fried. Treating Chronic Headaches Dr. Tesha Monteith is assistant professor of clinical neurology and director of the Headache Program at UHealth. After graduating from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, she went …

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Tailor Your Marketing to the Hispanic Consumer, What’s on Jim’s Mind?

Episode 264: 05-15-14 Tailor Your Marketing to the Hispanic Consumer Mike Valdes-Fauli – President and CEO, Pinta – is an award-winning marketing professional with experience, having lived in five U.S. cities. Based in Miami, he runs one of the fastest-growing marketing agencies in the country, with clients such as Facebook, Florida Blue, FOX, Johnnie Walker, Miami Marlins, TD Bank and …

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The State of the State of Florida, New Solutions for Mood Disorders, What’s on Jim’s Mind

Episode 263: 05-08-14 The State of the State of Florida Ronald L. Book is a specialist in governmental affairs and administrative law, with a Juris Doctorate degree from Tulane University and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Florida International University. He is a former director and Special Counsel of Florida Gov. Bob Graham’s Cabinet and Legislative Affairs Office. Book’s …

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What Does Jim Think About …..

Episode 262: 05-01-14 We have done lots of shows, but never one like this. Jim will riff and rant on all kinds of topics. He might even take some calls. Topics will include: “Beckham Stadium” and where should it go in Miami. Where are we in the South Florida real estate cycle? By product type and market. What is up …

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Lauren Book – Live as She Ends Her Walk, Ivan Misner – Business Networking and SEX, Kidney Disease, What’s on Jim’s Mind?

Episode 261: 04-24-14 Lauren Book – Live as She Ends Her Walk Lauren Book, founder of Lauren’s Kids, was a victim of childhood sexual abuse for six years at the hands of her nanny. Armed with the knowledge that 95% of sexual abuse is preventable through education, Lauren sought to turn her experience into a vehicle to prevent childhood sexual …

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