FOR DUMMIES: The Podcast

FOR DUMMIES: The Podcast

The Secrets To Wealth Through Online Investing!
Nov 11, 2019 24:30

The Secrets To Wealth Through Online Investing!

America’s cultural view of investing has shifted dramatically over the years. Initially, investing was a playground of the rich. Now anyone with some money and an Internet connection can invest.  This week we are diving into “Online Investing For Dummies” by Matt Krantz. Matt is the real deal: a nationally known financial journalist and personal finance editor for Investor’s Business Daily. He is THE GUY to talk to when it comes to personal investing, and we’ve got him with us today.
Becoming a candidate!
Nov 04, 2019 33:35

Becoming a candidate!

When you mention elections to the man or woman on the street, they automatically assume you mean a presidential election, like the big one in 2020. But the fact is, most elections are at the state and local level.  This episode is all about changing from the position of saying “someone ought to do something” about local issues to saying, “I’m going to do something about that.”  This week we are diving into “Running for Local Office For Dummies” by Dan Gookin.
I saw it on YouTube!
Oct 28, 2019 25:58

I saw it on YouTube!

YouTube is where it’s at for advertising and marketing, especially if you want to reach a younger demographic.  According to one marketing source, the number of small businesses that advertise on YouTube has doubled in just two years, leading us to one simple question: Shouldn’t you be using YouTube to market your ideas?  This week we are diving into “YouTube Marketing For Dummies” by Will Eagle.
Your table's ready!
Oct 21, 2019 29:36

Your table's ready!

We spend so much time and money at restaurants that many of us have thought about opening our own restaurant.  But there are so many hurdles in the business that few of us ever take the plunge.  As always, there is a “For Dummies” book that can help turn this dream into a reality.  This week we are diving into “Running a Restaurant For Dummies” by Michael Garvey along with co-authors Heather and Andrew Dismore. Michael is a veteran restaurant manager. He knows what he’s talking about folks!
Alexa!...Play my favorite podcast.
Oct 14, 2019 25:53

Alexa!...Play my favorite podcast.

This week we are diving into “Alexa For Dummies” by Paul McFedries. We’ll not only examine some of the pro’s of Alexa and its cool features, but some of the cons -- it may not be right for everyone to install a listening device in the home. Paul had a career in IT including as a programmer before turning full time to writing, and he has since written an incredible 95 books, selling 4 million copies worldwide.
Here kitty, kitty, kitty!
Oct 07, 2019 28:49

Here kitty, kitty, kitty!

This week we are diving into “Kittens For Dummies” by Dusty Rainbolt. Dusty is a member of the Cat Writers Association, covering cats for more pet-related magazines than you probably knew existed. More importantly, she has fostered dozens of kittens and been involved with cats of all types since 1986.  We are lucky to have Dusty with us to navigate proper kitty care.
To Brexit or not to Brexit...that is the question!
Sep 30, 2019 25:13

To Brexit or not to Brexit...that is the question!

The Brexit saga is filled with controversy and infighting that can be difficult to understand for the typical person living in London, let alone over here in the States. This week we are diving in to “Brexit For Dummies” by Nicholas Wallwork. Nicholas is an international real estate expert, in fact, he wrote a “For Dummies” book on that topic too. We’re going to lean on him to help us get a better grasp on Brexit, and why it’s so important to get right.
Build your personal wealth!
Sep 23, 2019 30:24

Build your personal wealth!

This week we are diving into “Personal Finance For Dummies,” by Eric Tyson. Eric left behind a career in management consulting to work directly with Americans of all financial backgrounds to improve their financial health and achieve their goals and dreams. He’s also written quite a few other bestselling books along the way.
Leave reality behind!
Sep 16, 2019 29:12

Leave reality behind!

This week we are diving in to “Virtual and Augmented Reality For Dummies” by Paul Mealy, tech evangelist and expert on both VR and AR.  In fact, he was part of the team that created the Oculus Rift, the next generation virtual reality technology that is currently considered to be the industry leader.
Thinking about your career? Start here!
Sep 09, 2019 32:48

Thinking about your career? Start here!

This week, join host Eric Martsolf as he dives in to “Careers For Dummies” by Marty Nemko, Ph.D. Marty is a career coach who has helped thousands of clients achieve success.  He’s written 10 books and thousands of articles, has a radio show in San Francisco and even teaches college classes. Marty Nemko is THE GUY to talk to about careers -- he’s even been called “career coach extraordinaire” by U.S. News and World Report.