Author, radio host, speaker, entrepreneurship expert Jim Beach and People Productivity expert Deb Calvert
About Jim Beach
Jim Beach is the author of a book published by McGraw Hill titled: School for Startups was a big success. Jim has started businesses and taught entrepreneurship around the world. He was the highest ranked professor in the Business College at Georgia State University for 12 straight semesters. His teaching and speaking is based on experience. He grew a company with no capital infusion to $12 million in annual revenue. In 2000, Jim closed two rounds of venture funding, one for $2.4 million and another for $6.4 million. The Atlanta Business Chronicle recognized the company was one for the fastest growing companies in Georgia for both 1999 and 2000. In 2001, Jim was selected as one of the “Forty under Forty” most influential citizens by Georgia Trend magazine. He appeared on NPR, MBNBC, CNN, and in the New York Times, Wired, and Entrepreneur Magazine as an expert on technology and education. He recently won the Small Business Administration Media Advocate Award for his terrestrial radio show.
About Deb Calvert
Deb Calvert is the President of People First Productivity Solutions, a Top 50 Sales Influencer, and a UC-Berkeley instructor. Deb leads the Stop Selling & Start Leading® movement and offers sales training, coaching and leadership development programs. She is certified as an executive and sales coach and is a Certified Master of The Leadership Challenge®. Her bestseller, DISCOVER Questions® Get You Connected has recently been named by HubSpot as one of the “20 Most Highly Rated Sales Books of All Time.”