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When Karen speaks, people listen to what she has to say about creating wealth through entrepreneurship and private investment!

When Karen speaks, people listen to what she has to say about creating wealth through entrepreneurship and private investment!
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When Karen speaks, people listen to what she has to say about creating wealth through entrepreneurship and private investment!








Igniting Purpose Driven Leadership - Integral to Compassionate Capitalism

Every CEO & Angel Investor needs to hear the insights Karen and Jim will discuss on this segment of the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Podcast. Purpose drives success. Leadership provides direction. Creativity fuels innovation which triggers growth. All of that is described in the book and Jim shares tactical and strategic plans for CEOs in his book, Igniting Purpose Driven Leadership, that can lead to sustainable and profitable growth by figuring out how to shift your team to abundance by...


How to Gain Influence with Your Target Market for Massive Business Success

Karen Rands is joined by Neil Howe, Best Selling Author and Entrepreneur, to discuss his latest book: The Trust Factor. The Trust Factor is the science of creating authority positioning in the subconscious. This technology is based on a model whereby the major thinking part of human activity (over 90%), including emotion, takes place in the subconscious area that is below the levels of controlled awareness. Neil uses case studies to back up his findings. He also provides applications of it...


The Legend behind the making of Prego Sauce - Innovation & Sustainability

Karen Rands, host of the Compassionate Capitalist Show, is joined by Bonnie Daneker, Co-Author of the fascinating look into the historic story of the making of Campbell's Prego Sauce. It's In There!® Listen to learn the legend behind Prego Spaghetti Sauce, a flagship product in Campbell Soup Company’s portfolio for more than thirty years. Campbell Soup Company has deep roots in American culture dating back to 1869, yet they led the market in innovation of product, design, marketing, and...


Building a Personal Brand - as SoloPreneur or CEO it is critical to your success

Karen Rands will be joined by Jamie Greenberg of A Brand Your Way on the Compassionate Capitalist Radio Podcast show to discuss how to turn your originality into a business and establish oneself as a leader in their industry. By understanding ones unique value proposition, they can develop their personal brand and stand out in the crowd as a CEO of a company, the Founder of a New Business, or a SoloPreneur seeking to establish thought leadership. On this Podcast you will learn the...


Kickstart Your Business Success: What's a 4 letter word that leads to success?

There is something that every successful entrepreneur has in common, and that is the ability to PLAN. Planning is much more than merely writing “a business plan.” It’s a practice that serves over the course of a lifetime. Without it, success is highly unpredictable. Karen Rands, Host of the Compassionate Capitalist Podcast Radio Show, is joined by Nancy Chorpenning, founder and President of C-Suite Advisors and the CEO School for Women to talk about the importance of planning for success...


Compassionate Capitalism -- How Individuals and Corporations Participate

Karen Rands, founder of the Compassionate Capitalist Movement for Angel Investors, talks with author Mark Faust, trusted advisor to Corporate Executive Teams and author of Growth or Bust and High Growth Levers, about how individuals and corporations use Compassionate Capitalism to create wealth and grow their business. As a nationally recognized expert on Angel Investing, Karen has written the best selling book Inside Secrets to Angel Investing as a step by step guide for learning how to...


Revenue, Revenue, it's all about the Revenue. Compassionate Capitalist Podcast

Karen Rands, host of the Compassionate Capitalist Podcast Radio show, is joined by Paul D'Souza to explore the challenges businesses of all sizes face when growing their revenue year after year. Listen to this conversation from two strategic entrepreneur advisors about how we to increase your market impact and revenue. Paul published a book titled “The Market Has Changed – Have You?“ to address the changes in how customers buy today; which requires people to sell differently. Relationship...


Crowdfunding Pioneer | Ruth Hedges | Compassionate Capitalist Show

Equity Crowdfunding is still relatively young as an industry, but is growing leaps and bounds. Ruth Hedges is recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on crowdfunding and honored to be one of the original pioneers of the legislation that was ultimately signed into law as Title lll 4(a)(6) - the crowdfunding bill in the JOBS Act on April 5, 2012. Ruth developed CrowdfundingCRM, a robust tool for entrepreneurs launching and managing an equity crowdfunding campaign - the first of...


Thought Leadership | Mitchell Levy -The AHA Guy |Compassionate Capitalist Show

Karen Rands returns with her Compassionate Capitalist show to explore how those with a mission and a calling can position themselves as Thought Leaders in their Community and Industry. Her guest is Mitchell Levy, the AHA Guy. He is an accomplished entrepreneur who has created 20 businesses in Silicon Valley including 4 publishing companies that have published over 800 books. Mitchell is an international bestselling author with 58 business books and has been a strategic consultant to over...


What's the One thing Entrepreneurs Hate, but Must Do to Grow?

The Compassionate Capitalist show offers insights to help entrepreneurs succeed so they can create wealth for themselves and their investors. A vision for the company's future and growth strategy is built upon the financial success of the business. Accounting is how it is measured but not something entrepreneurs embrace. As entrepreneurs start up their business, they often lack the skills to manage the day to day accounting of their business or procrastinate reconciling their financial...


Strategies > Employee to Entrepreneur | Compassionate Capitalist Podcast

Karen Rands, the leader of the Compassionate Capitalist Movement, returns to the airwaves with her special guest Joseph Sroka, Chief Investment Officer for NovaPoint Capital, LLC. There comes a point in many successful employees and executives lives when they wonder what it would be like to be their own boss, to strike out and start their own company. In this half hour talk, Karen and Joseph will explore what strategies can be used from the very beginning to increase those transitioning...


Managing the Risk in your Business Investment - Compassionate Capitalist Podcast

Karen Rands talks with Tom Mackey of EPIC about creative ways that experienced investors can use the techniques private equity funds and M&A firms use to mitigate risks when investing and acquiring companies. Karen shares her insights in ways that angel investors can manage their risk when investing in private companies. As the leader of the Compassionate Capitalist Movement, and the best selling author of Inside Secrets to Angel Investing, she has keen insights on how investors can add...


Transparency in Crowd Finance - Matching Stock Price to Value

The Compassionate Capitalist show, with host Karen Rands, is dedicated to helping Investors and Entrepreneurs understand the rules of the game when creating generational wealth. With the advent of Direct to the Public offerings via the REG D 506c and REG A+, investors have great freedom to gain access to private company stocks in a 'retail' like environment, but with the added benefit of similar upside potential as with a pre-IPO company. However with great Freedom comes great...


Business Strategies for Success - Attracting Capital and Customers

Part of the Legacy Series of Compassionate Capitalist Podcast radio show. This show features Paul Hoyt of the Hoyt Management Group. With over 40 years experience leading executive teams to improve profitability and productivity, his sage advice has had direct positive results for companies from start up stage to fortune 500. During this half hour show, Karen & Paul will talk about the importance of strategy. Successful businesses develop and implement multiple strategies that are tightly...


Global Markets - the World is Flat and that means Compete or Collaborate

A Legacy episode of the Compassionate Capitalist Podcast Series. Karen Rands discusses how a global market impacts entrepreneurs & investors when it comes to predicting the success of an early stage company. The best selling book "The World is Flat" by Thomas Friedman, set forth the premise that business leaders should view the world as a level playing field in terms of commerce, where all competitors have an equal opportunity. Although the book is a decade old, the idea is relevant in...


Protect Accredited Investor Status - Compassionate Capitalist Podcast

Legacy Series of the Compassionate Capitalist Podcast: focuses on the past attempts by the SEC to limit emerging growth and start up companies ability to effectively raise capital from private investors. In 2014 the SEC is considered a proposal to increase the threshold for what was considered an Angel Investor. After so much effort has gone into increasing the ease at which an entrepreneur can find and attract sophisticated investors to their opportunity with the Jobs Act initiatives, any...


Direct Public Offering - Same Song, Different Tune- Compassionate Capitalist

As part of our ongoing effort to educate the investors and entrepreneurs alike that may be new to game of selling/buying equity for cash, this episode of the Compassionate Capitalist show will review the history of Direct Public Offerings. DPOs are exactly as they sound. They have been around for generations but were rarely used as a vehicle for private companies to raise capital directly from the public. Primarily because of the regulations and controls placed on Broker Dealers that would...


General Solicitation - Crowd Funding - Myth Buster- Compassionate Capitalist

Part of the Legacy Series. Although REG CF is now legal, it is imprtante to know the when you can 'crowdfund" for equity and not just rewards. Entrepreneur beware - Equity Crowd Funding under Title III of the 2012 Jobs Act is has recently approved raising capital for equity under the REG CF aspect of the JOBS Act. . However, we see companies claiming to be conducting a "crowd funding campaign" all over the place. This is very dangerous. They do not think they are breaking securities...


Angel Investing when you don't have Cash - Compassionate Capitalist Podcast

Often we hear investors say "That company has real potential. I wish I had the cash to invest. My money is tied up in....". If they are high net worth and have been making the income that would qualify them as an angel investor, they likely have built up a portfolio that is worth over a million dollars. The problem is that the portfolio is likely tied up in investment products that are not liquid or are somewhat illiquid because selling that product would decrease their return on that...


What keeps a 750,000 accredited investors from becoming angel investors?

Part of the Legacy Compassionate Capitalist Podcast Series. According to the 2013 US Census, there were an estimated 1,150,000 households that earn over $350,000 a year. There are even some reports today that estimate there are as many as 4 Million employees earning over $300,000. Either way you slice it, it is a bunch that have the discretionary income but choose not to put their investment capital to work creating jobs and bringing innovation to market. They are capitalists that buy and...