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Tessa Stowe, Happiness Path Finder

Tessa Stowe wants to see a world where people know how to be happy and are happy most of the time, no matter what significant events have happened in their lives. An event or crises often causes us to "wake up" and realize that being as happy as we can be is urgent. The event or crisis that delivers this wake-up call could be something like the loss of a loved one, divorce/separation, illness, loss of a job, a financial crisis, or a natural disaster. Or it could be waking up one morning...


Liz Wenman, UK's Premier Classic and Vintage Car Rally Organizer

Liz Wenman is the founder and director of Rally Round, as well as a genuine motorsport enthusiast. Having previously followed Superbikes, Liz has been involved with historic cars for many years alongside her husband and stepson, both of whom compete. Liz has driven on several events ranging from the Pyrenees Rally to the 2010 Peking-Paris. It was those experiences that inspired her to set up her own rally company, focusing on customer care and relaxed competition, allowing ample time to...


Beth Christo, Tampa Area Luxury Property Realtor

Beth Christo is a luxury property realtor with Re/Max Realty Unlimited, has been in real estate in the Tampa, FL, area since 1999, and has a diverse background including assisting real estate investors, facilitating residential sales, and counseling homeowners dealing with foreclosure and short sales. She has experience in luxury homes as well as helping first-time home buyers. Beth conducts all the research and footwork to provide all the information clients need to make the best decision,...


Amy Praskac, Austin, TX Professional Organizer on End-of-Life Planning

In this episode, Amy Praskac discusses the importance of being prepared for a medical emergency or end of life. She tells stories along with lessons to be learned and shares observations from her organizing practice. Amy Praskac reunited with her high school sweetheart only to be widowed a few years later. Her experience served as a springboard for a new career as a records organizer specializing in end-of-life planning. Her book, The Critical Information Workbook: Creating a Road Map for...


Amanda Bodkin, Enrolled Agent with the IRS on Common Myths of Tax Debt and Negotiation

In this episode, Amanda Bodkin discusses what to do when you owe the IRS. Amanda breaks the whole process down from the beginning, with common IRS notices, to the end of the negotiating process. She explains the IRS jargon and all the forms needed to complete this process. Amanda Bodkin is an Enrolled Agent with the IRS and author of the book, Win the IRS Game: A Step-by-Step Guide to Negotiating Your IRS Tax Debt. She is experienced in tax preparation, tax planning, representation, and...


Thomas Schmitt - Automotive Management Professional on Building Relationships Is Key to Managing a Successful Car Dealership

In this episode, Thomas Schmitt, automotive management professional, discusses how building relationships is key to managing a successful car dealership. Thomas has noticed that many dealerships are still viewing customers as numbers rather than as people. Tom Chesser, owner of Solutions Plus made an appearance on this episode of Main Street Mavericks Radio. Tom provides custom-tailored solutions for business owners who need to gain an advantage in the market place. His slogan is "Solutions...


Peter Cotton – Sales Talent Recruiter – Best Sales Talent Improves Bottom Line

In this episode, Peter Cotton, President of Best Sales Talent, LLC, discusses how small and medium-sized companies can significantly improve their bottom line when they invest in attracting and hiring the best sales talent. As an executive recruiter, Cotton has nationwide contacts of client companies and candidates. He also has a national network of fellow recruiters who work with him to find the most outstanding candidates. Cotton and his firm act as consultants to help employers find the...


Steve Kiges, Co-Founder of The Coach Training Academy on 2-Day ICF Accredited Fast Track Professional Coach Training

In this episode, Steve Kiges, co-founder of The Coach Training Academy, discussed several programs that he offers through The Coach Training Academy. The core program is the 24-week International Coach Federation accredited program for people who are busy and those who want to up their game by adding coaching to their current offerings. The second program, the Fast Track Program, is not for everyone. It is designed for motivated individuals that want a fast paced, turn-key certified coaching...


Steve Kiges, Co-Founder of The Coach Training Academy on A Team Of One Will Fail: Why Become an ICF Certified Professional Coach

In this episode, Steve Kiges, co-founder of The Coach Training Academy, discussed why coaching has become the "in" thing these days, having become more and more popular with business, governments, and politicians. The science of coaching has greatly matured from the avenue of sports coaching to a process that has become integrated into our everyday lives as a way to get feedback and become grounded. Steve went on to explain how to choose a great coach for your team. He said that the coach...


Owen Moon, CEO of on Hyperlocal & Targeted Advertising for Car Dealerships

In this episode, Owen Moon, CEO of, discussed hyperlocal and targeted mobile advertising for car dealerships. Owen notes that about 75% of all Internet usage is done through a mobile device and when people go to their mobile device, they will start with a mobile app. The advertising shows up for the consumer when it is makes sense for the consumer as they are living their lives. Because the ads are locally-based, the ads can be shown to the consumers in that specific...


Craig Petronella – Raleigh, NC Top Cybersecurity Expert and IT Authority on the Importance of Employee Computer Security Awareness Training

In this episode, Craig Petronella, Amazon #1 Best-Selling author and CEO of Petronella Technology Group, Inc., discusses how to educate employees about corporate policies in working with IT about security issues. The training is delivered through online video and follow up exercises to assess each employee's comprehension of the training. Craig goes on to say that there are a series of tests, or trust factors, that each employee should complete when receiving an email to ensure it is safe to...


Joel Helfer, Media CEO, on How One Radio Interview Can Add Up To $250,000 To Your Bottom Line in One Year

In this episode, Tom Chesser, Solutions Expert, turns the table on host Joel Helfer and talks with Joel about how one radio interview can make any business owner into an A-List celebrity. Joel explained that one simple radio interview re-purposed by others is all the marketing that you need. He helps his clients turn this interview to cash via a process that involves getting the interview in front of the right audience. Part of this process includes getting indexed on Google 316 times with...


Bill King, Chicago Distributor for Kangen Water®, on Change Your Water, Change Your Life

In this episode of Main Street Mavericks Radio, Kangen Water® distributor, Tom Chesser of Solutions Plus, interviews his client, Bill King, as Bill discusses the results he has experienced using the Enagic Kangen Water® System. Safe and readily available water is a basic human necessity to meet health and sanitation needs. However, tap water around the world has consistently been found to be subpar, "first-world" countries not excluded. According to National Geographic, "Bottled water is a...


Everte Farnell, Serial Entrepreneur and Professional Copywriter, on Lessons Learned from Con Men and Hustlers

In this episode of Main Street Mavericks Radio, professional copywriter, Everte Farnell, discusses the lessons he has learned from con men and hustlers that he has published on his newly revamped website. Everte was a professional pool hustler and traveled the country with a friend named Little Donnie. He offers stories of how they built rapport with their opponents as a basis for playing con games on individuals to get money out of them. He goes on to talk about the legendary Minnesota Fats...


Jerry Luciano, The AZ Web Guy, on How Attorneys, Medical Professionals and General Contractors Can Attract Great Leads and Turn Them into Pa

In this episode, Jerry Luciano of BGA Marketing explains how he and his companies help attorneys, medical professionals and general contractors generate leads and new clients with a "done for you system" so they can concentrate on running their business. He went on the say that his goal is to turn on a faucet of new clients for his clients. Jerry "Ace" Luciano is "That Guy." You know -- the one everybody refers to when they're describing someone. "That guy" that knows everyone. Or "that guy"...


Coach and Kimberly Culbertson, Austin Leadership Trainers and Professional Speakers, on Why Being a Good Boss Means Good Business

In this episode of Main Street Mavericks Radio, the dynamic husband and wife team, Coach and Kimberly Culbertson, owners of the Austin-based Creation Curve Leadership, talk about how they help leaders in an organization maximize talent and minimize conflict to access greater productivity and intelligence from their teams. They reveal the three-part process of the Creation Curve--Core, Creation, and Community--which provides a unique framework through which any leader can become a leader...


Janak Mehta, Facebook Advertising Expert, On How to Leverage Facebook Advertising to Grow Your Business

In this episode, Janak Mehta, a Facebook advertising expert, discusses why paid advertising on Facebook is the quickest and most reliable way to generate leads for your business and get a great ROI on your investment. For best success, he notes that you should test ads, headlines and target markets first to find out which ads work best before spending a great deal of money. And, it isn't necessary to have a gigantic budget with which to advertise on Facebook, Janak has clients who spend...


Urvi Mehta, Social Media Marketing Expert, On How to Get More Engagement and Followers on Social Media Without Spending a Dime

In this episode, Urvi Mehta, a social media marketing expert, discusses how to get the most out of relationships you build over time on social media, resulting in more engagement and followers on social media without spending a dime. For best success, she notes that you should post to Instagram first when sharing information, and then share your post on Facebook to get more engagement and more views to your post. She adds that it's necessary to post relevant and engaging content, as well as...


Craige Thompson, Austin Patent Attorney, on the 2017 Tech Breakfast Showcase in Austin, TX

Craige Thompson, President, Thompson Patent Law, and members of his patent law firm will exhibit and present at The Tech Breakfast Showcase 2017 on Sunday, March 12, 2017, from 9AM to 1PM. The event will be held on the rooftop deck of Fogo De Chao, 309 E. 3rd St., Austin, Texas. Craige went on to say that the attendees are in the entrepreneurial, startup, and high tech communities. The breakfast will occur adjacent to the world-renown SXSW Conference, occurring at the same time in Austin....


Daryl Hill, Creator of The Money Blocks System on Why You Are Leaving Massive Amounts of Money on the Table

In this episode, Daryl Hill, creator of The Money Blocks System, discusses how he created this system to help hundreds of entrepreneurs who are stuck in reaching their business goals and objectives. He explained how and why he developed this system to help his clients overcome limiting beliefs, get rid of unwanted emotions, and lead them down a path to make the money they deserve. Daryl went on to say that his process starts with a special 5-minute quiz he developed to assess where his...