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Ambassador Ghazala Khan Talks with Frontrunners Development Founder Mary Kurek

In Diplomat, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Publisher Channel, The Next Generation Leaders, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Federation of Gender and Human Rights Ambassador, Ghazala Khan, interviewed Mary Kurek about how the Frontrunners properties (the League Partner Community and the Innovate Media Platform) came to be. As friends and business partners, the Ambassador and Mary talk conversationally about how Mary began her company and what types of projects and partnerships are happening with her business development work. …

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Mary Kurek’s BizDev Boost Podcast – Episode 4 – Elevating Your Practice With a Viz Vehicle

In BizDev Boost, Publisher Channel, Uncategorised by Mary Kurek

The BizDev Boost Podcast Series was developed to help those of you making business connections for your own business or someone else’s to secure a commission.  As a reminder, I’ve been conducting business development introductions through my own business for about 15-16 years now. My focus is impact spaces — like health, technology, education, entrepreneurship, diplomacy, and econ dev.  And, there’s more, …

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Mary Kureks BizDev Boost Podcast Episode 3: Gaps and Segues – How to See the Opportunities in Conversations

In BizDev Boost, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

The BizDev Boost Podcast Series was developed to help those of you making business connections for your own business or someone else’s to secure a commission.  As a reminder, I’ve been conducting business development introductions through my own business for about 15-16 years now. My focus is impact spaces — like health, technology, education, entrepreneurship, diplomacy, and econ dev.  And, …

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Frontrunners Update – Diplomatic Training – Gold – Search – Philanthropy – Investors

In Publisher Channel, Updates by Mary Kurek

November 2, 2021 New Frontrunners: Welcome to the League! Jillian Haslam:  Philanthropist/Author/TEDx Speaker  Interview here Eleanor Haglund:  Aspire360 Investor/Founder Match Platform  Interview here Adam Gordon:  Plumb.one Independent Search Engine focused on research  Interview here Joyce Nwatuobi:  ThriveHealth Kidney and Behavioral Telehealth  Interview here Don’t forget that you can listen to our interviews and related content on your favorite podcast platform.  Link …

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Mary Kurek’s BizDev Boost Podcast Series – Episode 1 – Build a Better ToolBox

In BizDev Boost, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

This page is a companion to the BizDev Boost Podcast Series, Episode 1.  In this episode, I reviewed 3 tips to help those people who are business developing for their own businesses or other organizations.  It’s my aim to help others learn how to connect like a Frontrunner! Tip 1)  Your Network is Your “ToolBox” – Build a Better ToolBox.  …

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Your Greater Good Business Accelerates When You Astound Yourself

In Life Lab, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

“If we did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison. Either you start out knowing you are creating a social enterprise, or at some point, decide that what you are doing leans so heavy in that direction that you must follow it – completely surrender – and give it your all.  The …

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Former NFLer Marques Ogden Used His Rock Bottom to Create Success for Himself and Others

In Entrepreneurship, Publisher Channel by Casey Riley

Marques Ogden has a riches-to-rags-to-riches story that is compelling and full of the kind of drama you’d expect to see on the big screen. But, this former NFL player who ended up with a janitorial job before finding his true north inspires and helps others move from their own stagnation. Marques is a business consultant, speaker, and best-selling author/podcast host …

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Life Lab – Developing Assets Series on Verbalizing Who You Need in Your Network

In Life Lab by Mary Kurek

The first in the Developing Assets Series for our Life Lab is a basic short tutorial on the importance of being able to verbalize who you need in your network.  Your most important business asset is your network; an asset you will utilize over and over again to achieve goals.  But it requires some very specific attention to grow and manage …

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Investor-Advisor Interview: Patrick Kuwana

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Patrick Kuwana is the CEO of Crossover Transformational Group headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.  As a consultant and leadership advisor for African entrepreneurs and business owners as well as companies and organizations outside of Africa wishing to do business in the continent, he is particularly attuned to the nuances of culture and challenge as it applies to the diverse environments …

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Investor-Advisor Interview: Toyin Umesiri

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Toyin is an influencer in the African business and trade environment.  The CEO of Nazaru and the founder of Trade With Africa Business Summit, this busy young professional is creating social impact through her work in opening doors and creating pathways to economic growth in the African continent.  She consults and curates connections for engagement that builds meaning for all …