Audio Interviews

Monday Morning Radio

This series of interviews is produced by Monday Morning Radio, a popular podcast by award-winning business journalist Dean Rotbart and small business owner and wealth management expert David Biondo. The interviews feature innovative business owners and entrepreneurs as well as industry experts and gurus that offer advice, expertise and inspiration to business owners.

A Book for Every Business Owner: An Interview with Julie Anne Eason

Julie Anne Eason, a professional writer and writing coach, talks with host Dean Rotbart about how and why every business owner can (and should) become a published author. Through her Business Book Writing Lab, she helps business owners in all industries write their book, market it, and build their businesses in the process. When talking about why a business owner should … [Read more...]

The Education Engine: An Interview with Rich Carr

Dean Rotbart talks with Rich Carr in this interview about The Education Engine, a system that business owners can use to create online courses, or even online universities, on any topic. Mr. Carr discusses how creating an online course can serve multiple purposes. It can, of course, be a money-making venture, where you charge people to take the course, but it can also be a … [Read more...]

A Business Built on Tradition: An Interview with Pierre Vandamme and Philippe Wyffels

Listen as host Dean Rotbart interviews restaurateurs Pierre Vandamme and Philippe Wyffels, co-founders of Bruges Waffles & Frites, on how they created a small, but booming, restaurant chain serving authentic Belgian food. Pierre and Philippe, both originally from Belgium, had little experience in the restaurant industry when they began. Starting with a waffle cart, they … [Read more...]

Managing Millennials: An Interview with Joanie Connell

In this episode of Monday Morning Radio, host Dean Rotbart talks with Dr. Joanie Connell, President and CEO of Flexible Work Solutions, a consulting firm that specializes in leadership development, as well as in preparing youth for work and life. In this interview, she focuses on Millennials entering the work force and the challenges they are facing, and the challenges their … [Read more...]

The Science of Motivation: Radio Interview with Susan Fowler

This Monday Morning Radio interview features Susan Fowler, a consultant, trainer, coach and leader in the field of personal empowerment. She speaks with radio host Dean Rotbart about her new book, Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work…and What Does. Susan talks about how motivation is a skill that can be learned by anyone, and doesn’t need to be based on either incentives or … [Read more...]

Helping Inventors Succeed in Business: Radio Interview with Nicole Lininger

Dean Rotbart interviews Nicole Lininger, Director of Corporate Communications for InventHelp, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based company that works with inventors trying to bring their products to market. They assist inventors with everything from obtaining patents, producing prototypes, submitting ideas to companies for review, and product marketing. Nicole notes that while … [Read more...]

The Business of Podcasting: Radio Interview with Bo Bennett

Dean Rotbart interviews Bo Bennett, a self-described “serial entrepreneur” who has started and sold several successful businesses and also hosts seven active podcasts, which range in topics from public speaking to marketing to science. In this interview, Bo discusses some of the benefits that a podcast can have for a business, which include reaching potential customers and … [Read more...]

Customer Experience for the Win: Radio Interview with Denise Graziano

Denise Graziano is interviewed in this episode of Monday Morning Radio about the importance of customer experience for a business. Customer experience, says Denise, is what sets successful businesses apart, more so than price or even the business’ products. Yet, 60% of businesses are not addressing customer experience in any meaningful way. Denise talks about the difference … [Read more...]

Reaching Across the Register: An Interview with Pamela Herrmann

Dean Rotbart interviews Pamela Herrmann, a customer acquisition and retention expert and founder of Reach Across the Register. Reach Across The Register is a company that specializes in relationship marketing and supports business owners through training, education and consulting. In this interview, Pamela discusses how businesses are failing their customers and how they can … [Read more...]

Interview with Sharon Vinderine on Building an Active Online Community

Monday Morning Radio host Dean Rotbart interviews Sharon Vinderine, Founder of PTPA Media. PTPA, which stands for Parent Tested Parent Approved, is a Canadian-based company that works with companies and entrepreneurs to provide authentic product reviews and help build brand exposure and awareness. The company also awards the coveted PTPA Seal of Approval. Sharon describes … [Read more...]