The Business Power Hour with Deb Krier

Deb Krier & C-Suite Radio


Every year, hundreds of books and thousands of articles are written about marketing, building your business, social media, entrepreneurship and other business topics. And, there’s an array of conferences, seminars, webinars, training, blogs – the list is endless – discussing “how to” topics for your business. As an entrepreneur or business owner yourself, you know this information is vital, but how do you keep up? After all, you have a business to run! That’s where The Business Power Hour® on C-Suite Radio comes in. Twice a week, show host Deb Krier talks with experts in a variety of business fields, as they share the latest trends, up and coming changes as well as best practices.

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Sonya Shelton

When it comes to navigating the ins-and-outs of business, Sonya Shelton has seen it all – from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Sonya is the CEO of Executive Leadership Consulting where she partners with high-growth companies to drive both passionate culture and profitable strategy. She’s on the Forbes Coaches Council and is the author of the #1 Amazon bestseller You’re an Executive, But Are You a Leader? Click here for the Kindle version of You’re an Executive, But Are You a Leader? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Dec 07
Jon Freeman

Jon Freeman’s diverse background includes studying psychology, philosophy and human sciences, becoming European IT director for a multinational company, and a business consultancy career. In parallel he has spent 40 years in personal development and as an intuition skills trainer. He is well known as a leading practitioner, theoretician and master trainer in Spiral Dynamics and is author of the ground-breaking books The Science of Possibility and Reinventing Capitalism. Previously a founder director of the UK chapter of Conscious Capitalism, he is a director of the leading-edge consultancy Future Considerations, a spiritual intelligence coach and an organizational development consultant. He is Chair of Trustees for a charity, officially rated “outstanding” in care and education of young people with special needs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Dec 04
Amita Sharma

As a co-founder of NourishDoc, a global holistic wellness platform for peri to post-menopausal women, Amita Sharma is on a mission to bring affordable wellness to every woman in the world. NourishDoc has designed evidence based and culture-sensitive holistic wellness programs for women’s wellness, self-care and prevention. With menopause as a taboo globally and over 1 billion women reaching menopause, wellness for women at this stage should be at the forefront. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Nov 30
LaSean Smith

LaSean Smith is a business creator and software developer. He helps people predictably navigate their entrepreneurial journey. After spending over a decade as a software executive at Amazon and Microsoft, he uncovered patterns to use process as a tool to win in business more often. He's applied his toolkit to start new businesses, produce feature films, and turn around struggling businesses. He's consulted a wide range of clients, including Electronic Arts, Sony, T-Mobile, Target, TOMS Shoes, and Warner Brothers Studios. His expertise in artificial intelligence, behavioral economics, and systems engineering creates a unique talent stack for solving many of today's most challenging business problems. He's been fortunate to help launch products that have found their way into the hands of millions of people. LaSean is also the author of Value-Based Business Design. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Nov 27
Jeremy Vesta

Today's guest is Jeremy Vesta, Chief Financial Officer of Curally. With his background as an economist and a wealth of experience in business leadership, Jeremy is passionate about helping companies optimize their investment in their most valuable resource—their employees. Through innovative strategies, he empowers businesses to create a thriving and productive workforce. In today's program, he shares his insights and expertise on how to optimize investments in employees. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Nov 20
Deanna Shimota

Deanna Shimota is the CEO of GrowthMode Marketing. She made it her mission to know everything about B2B marketing and demand generation. Deanna worked exclusively in B2B marketing for over 20 years, and she's owned her own B2B marketing agency for over 7 years. Deanna used her skills and expertise to catapult multiple technology companies into high-growth mode. Now, she leads GrowthMode Marketing intending to assist other organizations to travel down this same path of success. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Nov 16
Jeremy Ryan Slate

Jeremy Ryan Slate is the host of the Create Your Own Life Podcast, which studies the highest performers in the world, as well as the CEO of Command Your Brand. He holds a BA from Seton Hall University in Catholic theology and World Religions, with a concentration in Judaism.  Jeremy studied Catholic literature at Oxford University, as well as holding a Master’s in Roman Emperor Worship from Seton Hall University. His podcast was named the #1 Podcast to Listen To by INC Magazine in 2019, as well as Top 40 Under 40 by Podcast Magazine in 2022. He’s the author of the best-selling book Unremarkable to Extraordinary: Ignite Your Passion to Go From Passive Observer to Creator of Your Own Life; in addition to the upcoming book Command Your Brand: Grow Your Impact, Income and Influence in the New Media Landscape.  Jeremy and his wife, Brielle, co-founded Command Your Brand—a new media public relations agency designed to help entrepreneurs share their message by appearing as podcast guests. He resides in Stillwater, NJ where he raises chickens and is a former competitive powerlifter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Nov 13
Kim Woods

Kim Woods, Business Strategist and Master Astrologer, combines the ancient wisdom of astrology with her 25+ years of C-Suite experience to teach business leaders how to achieve their personal, professional, and financial triumph. Kim’s led 150+ corporate executives, 425+ high-performing entrepreneurs, overseen $66M+ in sales and influenced 300,000+ team members. She has been named one of the Top Female Entrepreneurs disrupting the business world in 2022 by Entrepreneur Magazine. Kim’s also been featured in Yahoo, Forbes, INC, Entrepreneur, ABC, CBS, NBC, USA Today, Reader’s Digest, Fox News, Market Watch and Digital Journal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Nov 09
Emma Donovan

Emma Donovan is a seasoned entrepreneur with 15+ years of experience in brand strategy and professional profiling. As co-founder of Dapper, she creates innovative products to give leaders the confidence to own their story in an authentic way and show up as the best versions of themselves. Currently, her focus is on sustainable ways to approach personal brand development for entrepreneurs and leadership teams, in a way that’s authentic and creates space to build their brands with intention. Emma’s superpower lies in injecting enthusiasm and vibrancy into any situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Nov 06
Nick Hutchison

Nick Hutchison is the author of Rise of the Reader: Strategies for Mastering Your Reading Habits and Applying What You Learn and founder of BookThinkers, a growing 7-figure digital marketing agency that serves mission-driven authors. At the age of 20, Nick discovered the world of personal development and quickly used the books he was reading to improve every aspect of his personal and professional life. Now, Nick has dedicated his life to helping millions of readers take action on the information they learn and rise to their potential. Click here to purchase Rise of the Reader. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 1m
Nov 02
Sean Wachter

Sean Wachter is a business development manager for GIG USA, he is a husband, and a father of two young girls. He also happens to be a former two sport collegiate athlete, a former pro football player, and after battling and surviving a rare form of melanoma, he finds himself using wrestling – of all things – to raise awareness and funding for cancer research, all while finishing his MBA and working with several major cancer organizations. Click here to connect with Sean on LinkedIn. Here are the organizations that Sean supports: Melanoma Research Alliance The V Foundation for Cancer Research St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 2m
Oct 30
Lee Phillips

Attorney Lee R. Phillips, will teach you how to reposition yourself in the law so that you can go out and make more money than you have ever thought possible. In today’s lawsuit-happy society, making it isn’t enough. You also have to know how to protect your wealth, or someone will take it away from you. Lee is a counselor to the Supreme Court of the United States and an engaging speaker. He will walk us through how to make it and how to keep it using the tools of wealth. Click here for a free, no strings download of Lee’s Mini LLC Course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Oct 26
Stowe Shoemaker

Stowe Shoemaker, PhD, served as Dean of the William F. Harrah College of Hospitality at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas from 2013 to 2023. From 1996 to 2020, Dr. Shoemaker served as a member of the executive education faculty at the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University. His Harvard Business School case study on Hilton Honors has been used by organizations and schools around the world. He has served as an advisor to numerous hospitality service providers over the course of his career including IGT, British Airways, Accor, Hilton, Landry’s, and Hyatt. Dr. Stowe has published two marketing textbooks and his newest book, Hospitable Healthcare: Just What the Patient Ordered!, introduces hospitality principles to the healthcare industry. Click here to purchase Hospitable Healthcare. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 5m
Oct 23
Dr. Christie Hogue

Dr. Christie-Michele Hogue, is a geriatric-trained dental practitioner dedicated to providing dental pearls for general dentists, primary care physicians, geriatricians, nurses, dieticians, and all healthcare providers concerned with the oral care needs of geriatric patients. She is the CEO and Founder of Mouth Mirrors LLC, an online education company, established to help bridge the gap through knowledge and education with an interdisciplinary approach to learning. The overall goal is to encourage health professionals to render compassionate, competent, comprehensive care for the oral health of our most vulnerable older populations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Oct 19
Antonio Garrido

Antonio Garrido is the author of My Daily Leadership: A Powerful Roadmap for Leadership Success, and Founder and President of My Daily Leadership, a leadership development organization with a mission to inspire one million of the world’s best leaders to reach their full potential. Antonio has over twenty-five years in senior leadership positions with world-class businesses. He is an expert in leadership transformation: shaping high-performance leaders out of highly-stressed and overworked leaders. Antonio blends his own vast commercial experience with proven techniques to embed a unique brand of leadership development. He is a serial entrepreneur, successful business coach, charismatic speaker, and leader from small private businesses, right up to Fortune-60 size. Click here to purchase My Daily Leadership. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 3m
Oct 16
Becky Blades

Today’s guest measures success not by what you finish, but rather by what you have the initiative to begin. Her name is Becky Blades, the best-selling writer, mixed-media artist, award-winning entrepreneur, and philosopher of creative, adventurous living. Her latest book, Start More Than You Can Finish, is a joyful celebration of the art of beginnings, something she calls stARTistry. It's a powerful new mindset that will have you starting, doing, and achieving more than you ever thought possible. Click here to purchase Start More Than You Can Finish. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Oct 12
Ed Muzio

Bestselling author Ed Muzio is one of very few management consultants in the world who does systems-level group work with CEOs and their executive staff simultaneously, helping leadership teams shift culture across entire organizations. His work has been hailed for producing substantive changes even in the most challenging circumstances, with results in weeks or months instead of years. Ed has been called “one of the planet’s clearest thinkers on management practice” by the editor of an international business magazine. Originally trained as an engineer, Ed started organizations and led global initiatives prior to starting his firm, Group Harmonics. That was almost 20 years ago! Today he’s an advisor and influencer, serving small startups to the Fortune 500. The author of Iterate: Run a Fast, Flexible, Focused Management Team, he’s here to talk with us about how the most effective organizations are run, and how that’s different from so much of what we were taught about management. Click here to purchase Iterate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Oct 09
Barry Coziahr

Barry Coziahr is a serial entrepreneur, and founder of several virtual personnel agencies including Freetime Solutions. He helps small businesses, one-man-band entrepreneurs and professionals build a powerhouse team of virtual assistants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 1m
Oct 05
Noémi Beres

Noémi Beres is the co-owner of the Podcast Connections podcast booking agency. She helps entrepreneurs and business owners enrich their lives through connections, sharing their knowledge, and connecting them to quality podcast shows. In addition, Noemi is dedicated to helping experts grow their businesses with interviews. She started to work in the online marketing field back in 2007. Noemi has a master’s degree in Danish Literature and Language. She is a linguist, content creator, and “master organizer.” In her free time, she loves making hand-sewn collages on canvas and playing on her hang and frame drum. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Oct 02
Mikkel Thorup

Mikkel Thorup is the world’s most sought-after expat consultant. He focuses on helping high-net-worth private clients to legally mitigate tax liabilities, obtain a second residency and citizenship, and assemble a portfolio of foreign investments, including international real estate, timber plantations, agricultural land, and other hard-money tangible assets. Mikkel is the Founder and Director at Expat Money™, a private consulting firm started in 2017. He hosts the popular weekly podcast, the Expat Money Show, and wrote the definitive #1-Best Selling book Expat Secrets - How To Pay Zero Taxes, Live Overseas And Make Giant Piles Of Money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Sep 28
Jessica Embree

Jessica Embree has been the Creative Director at Tulip Media Group for over eight years. She is a StoryBrand Certified Guide who works with their Client-Partners to craft their brand identities into compelling stories with clear and consistent marketing messaging. Jessica is also Google Ad Certified and takes the lead on the keyword strategies and research for all of Tulip Media’s print and digital marketing programs. Jessica is the co-author of Double Sales / Zero Salespeople: Optimize Your Sales and Marketing Into One Business Development Strategy That Works! Click here to purchase Double Sales / Zero Salespeople. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Sep 25
Tom Briggs

After 20 years of collaboration spanning Global Fortune 50 to early-stage startups, Tom Briggs has developed a refined approach to strategic CMO-level brand advisement with a focus on [product + market fit] and strategic competitive positioning for innovative and highly disruptive organizations and individuals. He is the founder of epigraph. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Sep 21
Nathan Yeung

With over 10+ years of marketing experience, Nathan Yeung currently runs a 7-figure agency, Find Your Audience, and works with some of the largest B2B brands in Canada, such as Constellation Software. He focuses on using marketing as a function not just to drive MQLs but to amplify revenue. He has scaled his fractional CMO services into a team consisting of 25+ full-time employees. Connect with Nathan on LinkedIn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 1m
Sep 18
Hooman Radfar

Hooman Radfar is a founder dedicated to helping other founders. He’s the co-founder and CEO of Collective, the first all-in-one back office for solopreneurs. Collective’s vision is to increase the number of financially successful businesses-of-one by enabling self-employed people to focus on their passion, not their paperwork. Hooman also works with companies like Convoy, Sweetgreen, Thrive Market, Onfido, Uber, and other start-ups as an investor and advisor via his personal investment platform. He began his entrepreneurial career as the founder and CEO of AddThis, which was acquired by Oracle in 2016. He has been named one of Tech’s Best Entrepreneurs in BusinessWeek and one of iMedia’s 25 most influential online marketing professionals. He has guest lectured on entrepreneurship and innovation at prominent institutions like Stanford, Berkeley, and Carnegie Mellon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 1m
Sep 14
Jennifer Woodward

Jennifer Woodward holds a Master of Science degree in Integrative Nutrition and is a certified Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner and a Board-Certified Functional Wellness Coach. Jennifer is the creator of the acclaimed FDN Business School and she loves helping new FDNs thrive professionally. She is also the former Executive Director of the Association of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Professionals where she was mentored by course creator Reed Davis. Jennifer was recently a quarter-long guest lecturer in graduate Endocrinology at Parker University and also completed a three-month long internship with Dr. Kyrin Dunston, getting hands-on training in women’s hormones. She loves to be active with her high school sweetheart husband and four kids. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Sep 11
Peter Schroeder

Peter Schroeder is a multi-award-winning DJ and entrepreneur who founded Telzio, a pre-unicorn unified communications company. With over two decades of experience, Peter has collaborated with companies like Facebook, Samsung, and Airbnb, transforming the way people work and communicate. Peter's remarkable career also includes earning over 20 platinum records, 40 gold records, and a triple nomination for the Danish DJ awards. Despite facing challenges such as surviving a plane crash and becoming a father of twins, Peter continues to inspire others with his passion and unwavering drive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Sep 07
Roberta Hughes

Peaceful living expert, Roberta Hughes is the founder and lead instructor at PeaceFull Living, a boutique hybrid studio that conveys delicate and personalized instruction through customized pilates, meditation, and yoga classes. Roberta's core focus is on redefining people’s relationship with stress, with offerings like 5-minute Zen Breaks and custom-tailored approaches to stress relief. Roberta walks alongside clients, individuals, and businesses to implement daily routines such as meditation, yoga, and pilates to aid in clearing the clutter from our minds and ease the weight of what we are carrying, both mentally and physically. PeaceFull Living grants clients a way to filter out life’s pressures through a delicate and highly personalized approach through its livestreams and on-demand classes. Roberta has very generously offered to do a fundraiser for She is offering our podcast listeners $50 off an annual membership (a $360 value for $310). In turn, she will donate $50 to for each annual membership. We will use the funds raised to send our wonderful little plush Warrior teddy bears to cancer patients. Here’s the link to sign up for an annual membership for PeaceFull Living. Use code DEBKRIER to receive the discount. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Aug 31
Jake Dunlap

Jake Dunlap is the industry-leading CEO on innovative sales and revenue trends. As the CEO of Skaled Consulting, he has worked with 1000s of top revenue leaders and teams globally, such as Microsoft, Splunk, the NFL, and NBA, to modernize their sales organizations driving 100s of millions of dollars in new revenue. Click here for Jake’s AI training series. Jake also discussed the importance of using prompts when using ChatGPT. Here’s a link to information from him specifically on prompts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 2m
Aug 28
Larry Mandelberg

Larry Mandelberg is a serial entrepreneur who solves complex business problems. He provides leadership team development, change mentoring, strategic planning, executive coaching, and ethics training to midsize organizations and their boards through his consulting practice. Larry has launched four start-ups, led a merger, and conducted a successful turnaround. Among his thirteen businesses, he’s also had the unfortunate pleasure of suffering business suicide firsthand. He’s also the author of Businesses Don’t Fail, They Commit Suicide: How to Survive Success and Thrive in Good Times and Bad. Click here to purchase Businesses Don’t Fail, They Commit Suicide. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Aug 24
Darryl Bumpass Sr.

Darryl Bumpass, Sr., is a self-investment speaker, Certified Life Coach and bestselling author with over 30 years of entrepreneurship and leadership. As a self -investment expert, he’s experienced in speaking to diverse industries, repeatedly yielding exceptional results. He’s the author of I Know You Hear Me, But Are You Listening?, We Need To Talk!, Mr. & Mrs. Distraction, How To Become Motivated In A Corona Virus Pandemic?!, and You Need an Income, Not a Job! Darryl wants to transform others’ lives in every way possible. He’s a highly successful life coach , author, and speaker, consistently rated as “Exceeded Expectations”. Click here to purchase You Need an Income, Not a Job! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Aug 21