04-23-2023Economic Trends for Entrepreneurs in 2023 with Gene Marks, Episode #199

Our Featured Guest for Sunday, April 23, 2023 is Gene Marks

Gene Marks is a nationally recognized CRM and Small Business Expert, a Business Keynote Speaker, Author, Columnist and the founder of The Marks Group, a small business consulting firm. For nearly 30 years, The Marks Group has worked with hundreds of small to medium sized business to evaluate their business needs and implement the best Customer Relationship Management system to help them work quicker, better, and wiser- which in turn means more profitably, too. They specialize in Zoho CRM, Microsoft Dynamics, Pipedrive, Salesforce and GoldMine as well as a dozen other popular CRMs for small business. Clients benefit from the expertise of their professionals and take comfort that they are getting the best return on investment from the applications. 

A past columnist for both The New York Times and The Washington Post, Gene now writes regularly for The Hill, The Washington Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer The Guardian, Forbes, and Entrepreneur Magazine. Gene has written 5 books on business management, specifically geared towards small and medium sized companies. His latest best selling books are In God We Trust, Everyone Else Pays Cash and The 2020 Small Business Book Of Lists —Volume 1 and Volume 2. Nationally, Gene appears regularly on MSNBC and Fox News as well as The John Batchelor Show and SiriusXM’s Wharton Business Channel where he talks about the financial, economic and technology issues that affect business leaders today.

Through his keynotes and breakout sessions, Gene helps business owners, executives and managers understand the political, economic and technological trends that will affect their companies and—most importantly—the actions they can take to continue to grow and profit. Prior to starting the Marks Group PC Gene, a Certified Public Accountant, spent nine years in the entrepreneurial services arm of the international consulting firm KPMG in Philadelphia where he was a Senior Manager. Read more at: https://www.marksgroup.net/

Our Entrepreneur Presenters for April 23, 2023:

Jaime Zazzara is the founder of JZ Heals and Wind Therapy Wellness Retreats and is a Professional Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, Author, Online Course Creator, Yoga Instructor, and Sound Healer. She offers 1 on 1 spiritual mindset coaching, online courses, events and wellness retreats. Drawing on her expertise in core wound healing, wellness, and mindset coaching, she tailors her approach to help each client uncover their unique path to self-empowerment and inner harmony. As an author, Jaime has shared her personal journey in her book “Freedom in Forgiveness,” and she offers a self-guided journal and a 21-day coaching course, “Let it Go Let it Flow.” Jaime also hosts a variety of empowering events, including Full Moon Rituals, Teen and Women’s Empowerment Groups, Vision Casting, Vision Board workshops, and Chakra Bowl Sound Healing Meditations. Jaime co-founded Wind Therapy Wellness Retreats, where she provides unique experiences that combine yoga, mindfulness, meditation, and sound healing on a sailboat in Barnegat Bay during the summer. Additionally, Jaime founded the Jersey Shore Game Changers, a women’s empowerment and networking group, and created Teach P.E.A.C.E, a social-emotional learning program for children. As a dedicated coach and healer, her mission is to inspire and uplift, enable women to break free from limitations and embrace a vibrant, fulfilling life. Read more at: https://jzheals.com/ and at: https://windtherapyretreats.com/

Peter Mann is the founder of Oransi and has harnessed being neurodivergent, using his autism to become a highly successful entrepreneur and CEO. Oransi offers honestly priced, trusted and quiet HEPA air purifiers. Oransi has taken out the cost and pass on the savings to give you the highest performance for the price. Their HEPA air purifier technology not only aligns with what the experts recommend, the government agency that oversees Allergies and Infectious Diseases uses our products (check out the PBS documentary on Dr Fauci). Trusted by over 100,000 customers since 2009. Designed by people who also suffer from asthma and allergies, Oransi makes air purifiers that balance both quiet and high air flow to properly clean your space. Oransi recently bought a large manufacturing facility in Virginia and is hiring more than a hundred local workers to move the company’s entire manufacturing to the US from China. He is also the Chair of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers’ Air Cleaner Council. Read more at: https://oransi.com/