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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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
Lisa Bragg

Lisa Bragg has literally written the book on how to talk about success. Her book Bragging Rights: How to Talk about Your Work Using Purposeful Self-Promotion launched in May. She is a speaker, advisor, and professional mentor. Lisa is the founder of MediaFace, a Toronto-based content and consulting firm. She was also a TV reporter and anchor for 15 years. Click here for Lisa’s gift for our listeners. Click here to purchase Bragging Rights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Aug 17
Mark A. Mears

Mark A. Mears is a #1 Best Selling author, keynote speaker, consultant, and visionary business leader. He has a significant track record of building stakeholder value—driving innovation and profitable growth among world-class, high-profile brands such as PepsiCo/Pizza Hut, McDonald’s, Frito-Lay, JCPenney, NBCUniversal, and The Cheesecake Factory. Today, Mark serves as Founder and Chief Growth Officer for LEAF Growth Ventures, LLC. He is the author of The Purposeful Growth Revolution. Click here to purchase The Purposeful Growth Revolution. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 2m
Aug 14
Matt Shields

Matt Shields created and launched The Trade Titans Mastermind – a community for people who want to break into the multi-family real estate market and connect to every piece of that community. He’s worked on projects for some of the largest brands in the world including Amazon, Walmart, and Phillips with Virtus Ventures. He’s also created apps that have generated more than $100 million in sales for his clients, and he is the host of The Invest In Sqft Podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Aug 10
Rich Patenaude

Rich Patenaude is a first generation American. Born of French-Canadian Immigrants in Northern New Hampshire, he was the only student in his class to get a perfect 800 score on his French SAT. Rich was elected a Representative to the New Hampshire State Legislature at the age of 24 with 70% of the vote. With his Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Economics from Clark University, Rich was duly assigned to work on the Legislature’s critical Appropriations Committee. New Hampshire boasts of having neither a sales tax nor an income tax. Thus, it has a need to be judicious with its financial resources. Rich is the founder of The Student Millionaire Global Community and the host of The Student Millionaire Podcast. He’s also the author of The Student Millionaire. His experience includes The World Bank, CitiGroup Financial Services, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), American Politics Magazine, and the U.S. Department of State. He also worked on the Carter/Mondale Presidential Campaign. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 1m
Aug 07
Bevin Mahon

Bevin Mahon is the owner and CEO at Dentaltech Group, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. She is transforming how denture and dental services are accessed and delivered to patients across the country and is now looking to grow globally with a particular focus on the US. Bevin is a passionate leader and thought leader, who works as an executive coach in her spare time. She is a multi-award winner and so is her company, including business “All Stars Winner” six years in a row. She is also a wife and Mum of three fabulous teenagers! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 2m
Aug 03
Kate DiLeo

Kate DiLeo is a brand architect, #1 international bestselling author of Muting the Megaphone: Stop Telling Stories and Start Having Conversation, and the founder of The Brand Trifecta, the top branding SaaS product that has helped thousands of organizations craft brands that bring more prospects to the table, more users who click, and more customers who buy. Kate’s approach is rooted in the belief that brand is the path of least resistance to revenue. She teaches you to eliminate complex and ineffective storytelling by delivering a simple yet provocative message that tells prospects what you do, how you solve their problem, and how you differ from the competition. The outcome? Brand conversations that convert. Click here to purchase Muting the Megaphone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 1m
Jul 31
Michael DeJager

Michael DeJager leads the Customer Management Practice's Events business. The Customer Management Practice (CMP) focuses exclusively on customer contact, customer experience, design and innovation topics. Michael is a seasoned event producer, project and people manager with 15+ years of experience hosting domestic and international events across a wide variety of industries to include international trade, anti-corruption, commercial real estate, design, customer experience and customer contact. Specialties include research, content creation, conference and event production, P&L ownership, event operations management, project management, people management and public speaking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 5m
Jul 27
Phil Johnson

For the past 31 years, Phil Johnson has been an executive coach dedicated to helping executives and organizations to bet on themselves by developing their inspirational leadership and emotional intelligence. Master of Business Leadership program alumni are living in the US, Canada, UK, Europe, Japan, Germany, Bosnia, Africa, Australia, the Middle East, and Saudi Arabia. Click here to schedule a time to meet with Phil! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Jul 17
Hugh Ballou

Hugh Ballou works with visionary leaders and their teams to develop a purpose-driven high-performance culture that significantly increases productivity, profits, and job satisfaction. through dramatically decreasing confusion, conflicts, and under-functioning. With 40 years as musical conductor, Hugh uses the leadership skills utilized daily by the conductor in teaching relevant leadership skills creating a culture that responds to the nuances of the leader as a skilled orchestra responds to the musical director while allowing each person to excel in their personal discipline while empowering the culture. In his work with nonprofit leaders and corporate executives for 34+ years applying his unique transformational leadership concepts, Hugh has developed comprehensive systems and strategies for empowering leadership leading social change. His books, e-Books, online programs, and live presentations have impacted leaders worldwide with his unique and proprietary leadership methodology. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 1m
Jul 13
Stephen Shedletzky

Stephen Shedletzky—or “Shed” to his friends—helps leaders make it safe and worth it for people to speak up. He supports humble leaders—those who know they are part of both the problems they experience and the solutions they can create— as they put their people and purpose first. A sought-after speaker, coach, and advisor, Shed has led hundreds of keynote presentations, workshops, and leadership development programs. He's also spent more than a decade working alongside Simon Sinek. As a thought leader on psychological safety in the workplace and creating speak-up cultures where people and organizations thrive, he works with leaders around the world and serves clients in all industries where human beings work. He’s also the author of Speak-Up Culture: When Leaders Truly Listen, People Step Up (publish date October 3, 2023). He graduated from the Ivey Business School with a focus on leadership, communication, and strategy, and received his coaching certification from the Co-Active Training Institute. Shed lives in Toronto, Canada, with his wife and two children. Click here to purchase Speak-Up Culture. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 1m
Jul 10
Dr. Debra Dupree

Dr. Debra Dupree, the MINDSET Doc, transforms challenging confrontations into learning conversations, taking the ‘sting’ out of conflict. She saw her own family-owned business embroiled in differences, leading to dashed dreams, damaged relationships, and broken hearts. She turned these early experiences into a lifeline for smart people who fear conflict by bringing in the brain science behind blow-ups and emotional reactions. Everyone has a family – everyone has a need to work. But life doesn't always feel 'psychologically safe'. Dr. D works with families and organizations to build a climate of courage and curiosity to set the tone for meaningful exchanges to learn, listen and grow to stop the cycle of conflict. Dr. Debra is a dispute resolution specialist, conflict/leadership coach, international trainer, and keynote speaker. She hosts the podcast “Decoding the Conflict Mindset” to bring thought leaders to her community worldwide to gain insight when high emotions run high. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 2m
Jul 06
Dr. Jean Oursler

Dr. Jean Oursler, otherwise known as the Results Queen, has a Ph.D. in business psychology and is considered one of the country's top business consultants, a top-rated speaker, and a world-class business performance coach. She is the author of Give up Goals and Results are Yours. As an entrepreneur herself, Dr. Jean is on a mission to help business owners get what they want from their business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Jul 03
Bryce Henson

Bryce Henson is the CEO of Fit Body Boot Camp, the world’s fastest-growing fitness boot camp franchise. Having nearly 20 years of fitness business experience and owning his own Fit Body location, his passion is spreading fitness to the world through business coaching. Through Fit Body Boot Camp’s worldwide growth, Bryce has overseen hundreds of gyms successfully launched throughout North America. Most importantly, he helps his franchise partners grow their profits while helping to offset the obesity epidemic. Bryce enjoys world travel and is a fitness expert, coach, author, and inspirational leader. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Jun 29
Sunjay Nath

Sunjay Nath is an internationally renowned speaker who travels globally, sharing insights on leadership and performance. As a speaker, in 2005, Sunjay became the youngest Canadian and third youngest in the world to earn his CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) and in 2018 Sunjay was inducted in the Canadian Speakers Hall of Fame. He started an international speaking business at 19 years of age; he wasn’t even old enough to rent a car. He is the author of several books including The 10-80-10 Principle. Sunjay holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematical Engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration. He is best known for his trademark, “The 10-80-10 Principle” which is a framework that helps individuals and teams improve performance. This methodology combines best practices with small wins to help empower audiences to reach their stretch goals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Jun 26
Kevin Herring

Kevin Herring is founder and president of Ascent Management Consulting and creator of the 90-day Turnaround, a unique productivity boosting program that builds great leaders and transforms any workgroup into a highly engaged, high performing team in just 90 days. He is a highly regarded consultant, executive coach, published author, and international keynote speaker. He has been published and quoted in Forbes, CFO, Talent Management, and HR Executive among others. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Jun 22
James Cluskey

James Cluskey is a former professional tennis player who was ranked 145 in the world, Irish Davis Cup Player, private tennis coach to Sir Richard Branson and the founder of Give Learn, a learning solution which helps companies win and retain their best people. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 1m
Jun 19
Joe Ardeeser

Joe Ardeeser is a former digital agency owner of 12 years – and has the battle scars to prove it. He’s worked with notable brands such as Bluetooth, T-Mobile, and Scantron and built his agency from just himself to a team of 12. After selling his agency, Joe decided to take his passion for sales and proposal writing and create Smart Pricing Table - interactive proposal software that cuts down on back and forth, incorporates upsells and helps generate proposals at lightning speed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Jun 15
Matt McWilliams

Matt McWilliams is the author of the best-selling book Turn Your Passions Into Profits and has worked with some of the top companies and entrepreneurs on the planet such as Shark Tank’s Kevin Harrington, Tony Robbins, Dean Graziosi, Kim Walsh Philips, Ryan Levesque, Michael Hyatt, Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Lewis Howes, Brian Tracy, Jeff Walker and more. He’s here to help you on your quest to turn your passion and message into a profitable and growing business. He’s been through the startup phase multiple times in the past two decades and has built a following from scratch. Today, he lives out his passion for helping others find their purpose, passion, message, and path to profitability. Click here for a special offer for our listeners from Matt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 9m
Jun 12
Luke Charlton

In 2013, Luke Charlton, aka “The Aussie Hermit,” decided to quit his comfortable 6-figure per year government job, move halfway around the world, and start an online business as a coach. Luke finally discovered the formula for online success and has helped over 4,000 coaches grow their business online. Luke has been featured in “6-Figure Coach” magazine, spent in excess of $16 million on advertising, banked $50M+ in sales for his clients, and has been hired by top ad agencies. Click here for a great resource Luke has created for our listeners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

1h 0m
Jun 08