Today Ken and Mark interview Frank Abagnale who is a @AARP.org Ambassador best known for the movie made about his life called "Catch Me if you Can." He talks about Tech Support Scams. Then Allyson Wilson from @plasticsmakepossible.com regarding Tuesday being America Recycles Day. Finally Andrew Behar from the non-profit @Asyousow.org about how ordinary citizens can change big corporations.
Happy Veterans Day. Today Ken and Mark played the music of each branch of the military first and then gaveaway a $100 certificate to @Ztejas.com during Stump the Chumps. In the Biz leaders spotlight was Robin Bibb from summithealthcare.net and then from the 20/30 club was Abbey Kronenberg to talk about the upcoming Wine Soiree that benefits a Valley Kids foundation.
Besides talking about election results, Ken and Mark also discussed with Senior Editor of @Internationalliving.com, Dan Prescher, Americans heading overseas. Then Dr. Pawan Grover, an interventional specialist, discussed the new rules for Doctors that undermines patient care. No winner on Stump the Chumps today, so $100.00 in gift certificates are up for grabs at ZTejas. Finally, @Kiplingers staff writer Kaitlin Pitsker talked about the five ways shopping malls are changing.
Nick Paras from @alphacomputing.com, regarding malware warnings. Ken and Mark also gave away a pair of tickets to 1964 The Tribute, a Beatles tribute band event at Celebrity Theatre. in the SWS Spotlight today was John Arnold regarding early 401K and then Jerry Brown from www.FirstFoodBank.org regarding the Turkey drive for St. Mary's that kicks off today.
Today Ken and Mark talked with the Regional Manager of @Zetas.com about current specials going on that benefit charities and then gave away a $50.00 Gift card to ZTejas. In the Biz Leaders Spotlight today was the founder of Point in Time Studios, Rami Kalla. Rounding out the second hour was James Cury of @The PointsGuy.com regarding Sky Harbor Airport listed as the best.
Ken and Mark heard from a spokeswoman @GM regarding a new contest for high school age kids to design the next car for the auto giant. @Raising_Canesm Justin Micatrotto stopped by to talk about yet another restaurant opening. In the Biz. Leaders Spotlight today was Aric Mei, owner of The Parlor and Adam Levin, Cyber security expert, talked about current voter scams to watch out for as election day approaches.
Today Ken and Mark played a new game called Watch Ya' Mouth! while they interviewed the inventors of the game, Peter and Alison Denbigh. Then Randy Reed from TeamLogicIT was on as was Jake Adams from the non profit sponsoring the upcoming Gatsby Event this weekend. Also Chris Lloyd with Lucia Capital Group was on today and in the SWS Spotlight, George James, talking about long term care. Rounding out the show as CEO of Conscious Step, Prashant Mehta.
Today's guest on B4B included Kyle Kensing from @careercast.com talking about the unusual jobs past US Presidents have held in history. Also in the Biz. Leaders Spotlight was Russ Yelton, CEO, of Pinnacle Transplant Technologies. Rounding out the second hour was Napolean Smith from the Grand Prix of Scottsdale.
Happy Halloween. On today's show Ken and Mark talked with Jeff Blyskal from Consumerreports.org regarding gift and pre-paid cards versus cash for gifts. Also in the Biz Leaders Spotlight was Eric Pettingill, owner of Gemsetter & Company.
Today Peter Cohan @forbes talked about the 4 reasons @AT&T should not buy @www.timewarnercable.com. Then Travel expert, Pete Trabucco, @petetrabucco talked about the issue of when airplanes crash. Jeff Dorsten from @hungryhowies stopped by and in the Biz. Leaders Spotlight today was Patty Hartley from @modecommerical.com. Financial adviser, Eric Palmer, with @outlookadvisors talked about the student loan issue. We also gave away a gift card to @konagrill and a family 6 pack to the @azstatefair which ends on Sunday.
Doug Quenqua from @CampaignLiveUS talked with Ken and Mark this morning about the state of the AD industry. Bill Hardekopf from @lowcards.com discuss how banks are giving away credit cards at an alarming rate. Also Dax Cooke @farmfolio was on the show as well as Chris Lloyd, @luciacap.com. Steve Owings, co-founder, of Road Safe America talked about making highways safer from deadly big rig crashes.
Today Mark and Ken were joined by Bob Thelen from @konagrill.com our featured restaurant of the week and also in the Biz Leaders Spotlight, Robert Joffe, from @thejoffegroup.com stopped by. From Ball State University, Ramon Avila, discussed retailers being closed on Thanksgiving Day and Bill McDorman from @rockymtseeds talked about a special seed event this weekend in the valley.
On today's B4B, Ken and Mark, talked with Daphna Motro, from the UofA Eller College of Management regarding the topic "Boys, Don't Cry" and why crying during performance interviews could have a negative impact on your career, if you're a man. Also CEO of @nimasensor.com, Shireen Yates on their new Gluten tester product. And in the SWS Spotlight was George James talking about Disability.
On today's show John Horvat II who is a scholar and international speaker, discuss why Universities are coddling students instead of teaching them. Then Robert Wager from the Biology Dept., at Vancouver Island University talked about what we all should know about GMOs. In the Biz. Leaders Spotlight was Check Justin Beckett, from Beckett's Table and Southern Rail and from Creditcards.com was Matt Schulz who discussed just how much more department stores charge in interest rates.
We also had our first winner of the week on Stump the Chumps featuring restaurant @konagrill.
Again today, Ken and Mark, had a number of giveaways including AZ State Fair tickets when Athena Sanchez @azstatefair stopped by. Also Peter Cohan @Forbes discussed whether Wal-mart's worker investment would lead to 4% growth. @Sprouts representative Lyndsey Waugh stopped in to talk about their community foundation awarding health and wellness grants. In the Biz. Leaders Spotlight wasa Rusty Averyt from Paragon Turf Technologies and Ken Johnson with the Lucas Oil Off-Road series stopped by to talk about the finals this weekend in Chandler.