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Welcome to Your Brand Amplified©. The podcast where we interview marketers, publicists and brands to learn their stories, what makes them tick, and tips and tricks that make a difference. Want more? Check us out online at, on socials at AmplifywithAnika, or join the PR Incubator bootcamp for small businesses, via

Welcome to Your Brand Amplified©. The podcast where we interview marketers, publicists and brands to learn their stories, what makes them tick, and tips and tricks that make a difference. Want more? Check us out online at, on socials at AmplifywithAnika, or join the PR Incubator bootcamp for small businesses, via


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Welcome to Your Brand Amplified©. The podcast where we interview marketers, publicists and brands to learn their stories, what makes them tick, and tips and tricks that make a difference. Want more? Check us out online at, on socials at AmplifywithAnika, or join the PR Incubator bootcamp for small businesses, via






Dave Combs: Finding the Music Inside of You

Dave Combs is a songwriter, entrepreneur, successful business executive, and best-selling author. Over the past four decades he has written over 120 songs and created fifteen albums of soothing, relaxing instrumental piano music, including the popular standard, Rachel’s Song. His music has been played millions of times on radio, satellite, and all internet streaming media. He is the author of the bestselling book, Touched by the Music. The book is about an inspired (some say anointed) song,...


Alex Brueckmann: The Intentional Strategist

Alex loves riding motorcycles, growing vegetables, and cranking up some heavy metal. When he doesn't spend time with his wife and son, he lives and breathes business strategy. Alex built thriving businesses in Europe and Canada, and helps a global client base create profitable, heart-centered organizations that leave a positive impact, doing well while doing good. With almost 20 years of hands-on experience in the fields of strategy and personal development, he is an open book holding...


Steve Fredlund: From Corporate Actuary and Philanthropist to Small Business Champion

Steve Fredlund is a serial innovator sought after to solve the most complex problems. His insights have powered breakthroughs in hundreds of efforts including corporate mergers, product strategies, derivative trading programs, nonprofit fundraising, global community transformation and the launch of dozens of corporate departments, nonprofits, and small businesses. Steve is currently helping organizations improve productivity, engagement and retention by increasing employee and leader...


Dai Manuel: Why Your Health is Foundational to Success

Dai Manuel is a super dad, dating his wife, with a lead by example way of living and a contagious personality, who is on a mission to positively impact one million role models around the globe to lead a FUN-ctionally fit life through education, encouragement, and community. He is an award-winning digital thought leader and author, Distinguished Toastmaster & TEDx speaker, former partner and Chief Operating Officer of a multi-million dollar retail company, and a sought-after lifestyle mentor...


Michael Harris: A Multipreneur's Journey and the Law of GOYA

Michael’s quick wit, deep insights and a bit of dry humor will have your listeners wanting more. One of Michael’s many passions is to help as many people as possible get their message, story and voice out to the world. Author of the #1 bestselling book, “Falling Down Getting UP”, foreword by the father of Guerrilla Marketing, Jay Conrad Levinson. Jay called Michael’s ability to survive through thick and thin a true example of an entrepreneur using guerrilla type tactics to overcome...


Mike Capuzzi: The Power of Shooks™ (Short Helpful Books)

Mike Capuzzi is a publisher, author and book publishing coach and has been helping clients create exceptional marketing results since 1998. In 2019, he launched Bite Sized Books, a new publishing concept formula for creating short, helpful books (known as shooks™). Shooks are ideal for business owners, entrepreneurs and corporate leaders who are looking to increase their level of authority, while also providing helpful information in bite sized books. Mike is the author of 15 books,...


Brad Smith: How, When and Why to Work with an Executive Coach

Brad Smith is the founder and CEO of Stellar Insight Inc. a business growth consulting and coaching company. Brad has been a chemist, production plant and equipment designer, a business manager, a business consultant, and an executive coach for CEOs and business owners among other things. He pursues insight and understanding into the convergence of business success, organizational excellence, and the practical actions it takes to consistently achieve significant business growth. In his...


Lars Dabney: Creating a Conscious Company

I grew up moving around a great deal, but mostly in Perth, Western Australia. I speak five languages, mostly from all that moving around, and love talking about linguistics (unfortunately few others do). Went to college and law school in New York City, where I started working as a journalist while in law school, then went to Afghanistan as a war correspondent before starting work with the state department as an anti-human trafficking attorney. Spent five years in that field before starting...


Lisa K. Stephenson: Pivoting to Your Passion

Lisa K. Stephenson born Jevasia Stephenson is a native of The Bronx, New York. As the daughter of a single parent and from a family immersed in African-American studies, she determined early on that education, independence and equal justice were important for all women and men of color. Her educational development began as a student at Monroe College of New Rochelle where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice with honors. Lisa is now an author, motivational speaker,...


Marco Torres: How to Use Value Add Incentives to Propel Your Business

Marco Torres is the Founder of, he has helped thousands of business owners worldwide boost sales and scale their businesses by as much as 5-fold through the use of incentive-based marketing. He teaches entrepreneurs how to soar sales & marketing through the use of “Value-Add-Incentives” instead of discounts. His Facebook Group is home to more than 27,000 active business owners who are raking in sales with his advice and amazingly affordable subscription program. Special...


E.A. Csolkovits: How Shifting Your Mindset to a Giver Mindset Shifts Your Life

E. A. Csolkovits was born in 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of a milkman who started his first company at the age of 16 at a commission sales job selling janitorial services to business owners. At the age of 19, E. A. Csolkovits met Sam Robbins, a millionaire business man from Detroit, Michigan. Sam took E. A. Csolkovits under his wing and began to mentor him. E.A. began working for Sam at the House of Holland Jewelers in the diamond business, becoming a millionaire at the age of 23. In...


Shana Starr: How to Use PR in Your Integrated Marketing Plans

Shana has worked as part of a global network of business and marketing strategists that creates strong, impactful & creative campaigns that bring businesses and customers together - better. She is dedicated to providing clients with rock star talent and results driven strategies for businesses around the world. As part of the team, we are able to bring our clients the very best in strategic communication campaigns. With over 20 years running successful communication agencies, she uses an...


Patricia Lohan: How Feng Shui Can Help Your Business

Patricia Lohan is a Feng Shui expert, manifesting magnet, alchemist, healer, spiritual nomad, and real-life Irish Celtic Shaman. Some people call her the “Mary Poppins of Prosperity, Abundance & Peace of Mind”. Patricia is on a mission to helping women in creating supportive and supercharged environments using the ancient art of Feng Shui. Patricia is also the host of Live Your Dreams Awake Podcast.


Tim Fitzpatrick: How to Make Marketing Less Complicated

About Tim Fitzpatrick, Rialto Marketing: I am an entrepreneur/business owner with expertise in marketing and business growth. I have 20+ years of entrepreneurial experience with a passion for developing and growing businesses. That passion served me well in operating and managing a wholesale distribution company I co-owned for nine years. The company grew an average of 60% a year before being acquired in 2005. Since then, I've had failures and successes that have been valuable learning...


Alex Sanfilippo: How to Use the Power of Podcasting for Entrepreneurs

About Alex: I started my first business at the age of 10. I began selling used golf balls in my neighborhood and realized that I enjoyed generating sales and keeping track of profit margins. (Yes, odd for a 10-year-old!) Fast forward to my late teen years, and I launched a technology company that created virtual tours of properties listed for sale on the MLS. I fell in love with real estate and decided to invest as soon as I turned 18. REI was a short-lived career choice due to the 2007 –...


Dr. Angela Mulrooney: How to Use Personal Branding for Your Business

Angela is a retired dentist turned personal branding expert. How did that happen? At 24, she started living her dental dream which turned into an enviable dental career, turning a broken-down practice into her dream practice which started her branding journey. She lived the elusive dream of providing the services she loved, on clients she loved, while earning more and working less. She had it all... until she didn't. Overnight, she lost everything after sustaining a career­ ending injury...


Rebecca Bakre: How a Coach can Help to Transmute Pain into Power

After ten years of leading in fast paced-demanding environments, and a lifetime of transmuting pain into power, I discovered a passion for coaching women on tools to cope with the stress that comes with being in these environments. Through virtual one-on-one coaching sessions, guided retreats and workshops, I coach to take the limits off. @yourfavelifecoach


Joseph Fung: How to Land a Great Job in Tech Sales

Joseph is the CEO of Uvaro, a tech sales career accelerator. A graduate of the University of Waterloo’s Computer Engineering program, Joseph’s a five-times technology Founder & CEO, and with multiple successful exits, and speaks frequently on the topics of sales leadership, diversity, and corporate social responsibility. He is the host of The Seller’s Journey podcast, has launched multiple grassroots community programs, and is an active early-stage investor who ensures that the majority of...


Merit Kahn: How to Redesign Your Sales Strategy for Success

Merit Kahn is the CEO of SELLect Sales Development. She is a Certified Speaking Professional as well as a certified Emotional Intelligence expert. As an author, entrepreneur, mom of a teen she deals with stress by writing and performing stand up comedy.


Reda Hicks: Creating New Revenue Streams for Your Space

Reda is a practicing attorney and military families advocate based in Houston, Texas. She serves as in-house counsel for a large shipping and logistics company. Reda is also the Founder and CEO of GotSpot, a digital marketplace connecting small enterprises with micro-term commercial space rentals. Reda serves on the Boards of Leadership Houston, Texas Lyceum, League of Women Voters Houston, Sketch City, and Military Family Advisory Network. Learn more at: