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Episode 169 – Stop The War on Education – Let’s Help Our Children Learn and a Review of Social Media Day Miami 2012

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    5:02   Listener E mails and Business Talk – Jim discusses the key topics of the day in the markets and riffs on listener comments on real estate, general business topics and the economy.

    • 5:15 DAVID LAWRENCE JR.- retired in 1999 as publisher of The Miami Herald to work in the area of early childhood development and readiness. He is president of The Early Childhood Initiative Foundation and “University Scholar for Early Childhood Development and Readiness” at the University of Florida. He leads The Children’s Movement of Florida, aimed at making children the state’s top priority for investment and decision-making. We discuss the importance of our children to the future of Florida and our economy.
  • 5:25 Rob Denton – President and founder of True North Financial – he is the guiding force behind the day to day operations of True North. He is an industry veteran with a diverse background and deep knowledge of credit and collection polices. Robert has over 25 years experience in lending, credit risk management and collections. His background also includes executive level positions at both public and private companies specializing in collections, accounts receivable financing, equipment leasing as well unsecured lending. We discuss – Proetecting your ASSETS!


  • 5:40  John Mahoney ~ @Sociamedia305 discusses Social Media Day Miami 2012  and how to use social media to build your business- with other socail medai thought leaders Janie Coffee ~ @janieC  a realtor for One Sotheby’s in Miami and  PR and Marketing Executive Natascha Otero-Santiago ~ @NataschaOS.


  • 5:50 Jim comments on topical issues – it’s editorial time – he will get you fired up! This week – how can we not treat our children like gold?



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